The IT services company has already hired 1,700 people at its existing facility in the capital of West Bengal so far, he said.
“We have taken up 19 acres of space. Hopefully things will start. Construction will be done by L&T… management is committed. We will set up a huge center,” Mindtree Ltd Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
The development center can create jobs for 15,000-20,000 people, he said.
The IT company had announced the opening of its first development center in Kolkata in March.
Another IT company of the L&T group, Larsen and Toubro Infotech (LTI), also announced the opening of a new center in the eastern metropolis in June.
Larsen and Toubro’s board of directors had announced a composite plan in May to merge the two publicly traded IT services companies into a combined entity.
At the event, Minister of State Information Technology
Another multinational technology company, Oracle, is also considering the state’s opportunities for a data center project that could help small and medium-sized businesses.
We are working closely with the government to create a dedicated data center for West Bengal, said
The plans could take shape in the next 2-3 months, he added.
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