HCl signs MoU with Govt. of A.P. to open I.T. and Training Centre in Vijayawada
Shri Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and Mr. Shiv Nadar, Founder & Chairman, HCL& Shiv Nadar Foundation, today signed an MoU to open a state-of-the-art Global IT Development and Training Centre at Vijayawada. The ceremony was attended by senior Government officials and the leadership team of HCL.
HCL aims to hire, employ and train 5000 local residents in the region with a plan to leverage a gender equal workforce. The selected candidates will undergo a rigorous training program by industry experts on skills required for working for global customers of HCL. The centre will also work on developing innovative 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.
Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh said,“The Andhra Pradesh Government is committed to economic development and providing more opportunities to the young workforce of the State. 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. I would like to congratulate HCL on being a part of this important journey and investing in the up skilling and employment of the local youth”
Commenting on the occasion, Shiv Nadar, Founder & Chairman – HCL& Shiv Nadar Foundation said,“HCL has always been at the forefront of bringing new opportunities to the Indian populace..”
The creation of Global Centre at Vijayawada is in line with HCL’s strategic vision to expand and create opportunities in non-metro cities. HCL has successfully launched similar initiatives in Lucknow and Madurai in the past and their success has further strengthened this strategic initiative, which is now expanding to Vijayawada.