HCL signs MoU with AP govt to open IT & ITes campus in Vijayawada

Indian IT major HCL and government of Andhra Pradesh has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to open a global IT development and training centre at Vijayawada

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Indian IT major and government of has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to open a global IT development and training centre at Vijayawada. The MoU which was signed by AP chief minister and , founder and chairman, aims to hire, employ and train 5000 local residents in the region with a plan to leverage a gender equal workforce, said a statement from technology firm.

HCL informed that the centre will also work on developing high-end technologies for global clients.  The centre is a part of the state government’s ambitious plan to promote holistic growth and boost IT investment within the state.

“By leveraging the skilled talent pool available in the city through the HCL Global Centre we can help put Vijayawada on the global IT map,” said Shiv Nadar, founder & chairman – HCL.

HCL has launched similar initiatives in Lucknow and Madurai in the past and now it is being expanded to Vijayawada.

As per the tweet from official handle of AP CM, the campus construction will begin in May this year.

“The HCLIT and Training Centre will offer a great platform to local talent in cities like Vijayawada by providing them growth opportunities and ultimately helping contribute to our vision of becoming the bets state in the country by 2029,” said N Chandrababu Naidu.

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