TCS to set up Training Campus at Technocity


TCS Training Centre, Technopark

Tvm: Tata Consultancy Services, the leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing company, will be setting up a new training campus at the forthcoming Technocity project near Technopark in Trivandrum. This was announced by the Chief Minister Shri V S Achuthanandan today while briefing the media after the Cabinet meeting. The CM said the cabinet has decided to allot 82 acres at Technocity to TCS to set up the training centre.

The new facility would be used to train about 10,000 professionals when fully complete and will offer TCS’ leading edge learning curriculum to the freshers joining the company. TCS will invest Rs.1,000 crores in the project, which will become the company’s Global training centre – Peepul Park.

N Chandrasekaran, CEO & MD, TCS said, “The 10,000 seat campus will set the global benchmark for corporate learning institutions in terms of the physical infrastructure available as well as the holistic professional and personal development programs that will be available. We are delighted to expand our presence significantly in this city, where our current primary training centre has been located since 1997”.

The Campus infrastructure will include classrooms, auditoriums, computer labs, library, cafeterias, accommodation facilities as well as recreational and shopping areas. Construction will commence in 2011-12 and is expected to be completed 36 months from the date of commencement.

This new campus will be in addition to the 40 acres land within the Technopark Campus acquired by TCS. The company also has a Development Centre at Infopark, Kochi.

Technocity is coming up on about 450 acres of land in Trivandrum District, 5 kms north of the Technopark main campus on the NH 47. The project would see an investment of Rs.6,000 to Rs.7,000 crores over a period of five to eight years. Technocity was launched on June 04, 2010 by the Chief Minister as Kerala’s biggest IT project. The project, on completion, would provide 100,000 IT & ITeS jobs directly.

Kerala IT News
Last updated Sept 14


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