Hyderabad—HCL Technologies (HCL), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) for expansion of MIHAN campus in Nagpur.
The MIHAN centre delivers a spectrum of services, including infrastructure management, application development, product engineering, BPO, IT services management and HCL’s internal enabling functions. The campus, when fully operational, will employ over 8,000 personnel.
“I am pleased to note the impressive growth of HCL Technologies and their contribution to socio-economic development of Nagpur”, Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India and Shipping Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India said.
“The IT sector has contributed immensely to help India make its mark on the world map. This expansion of the HCL campus in Nagpur will provide many opportunities to local talent and promote growth and development in the city”, he added.
HCL also announced the launch of Tech Bee, an early career programme for students who have completed Class XII.
After the completion of programme, the students will be deployed at HCL Technologies and will have an option to pursue higher education from BITS Pilani and SASTRA University while working.
HCL will also conduct a Mega Recruitment Drive in Nagpur on 24-25 August at MIHAN campus which will offer opportunities to engineering, non-engineering, diploma students as well as students who have completed class XII to explore career opportunities with HCL.
“Our expansion in Nagpur is going to be part of HCL’s strategic vision to expand and bring global opportunities to tier-II cities, beyond the large metropolises in the country” Apparao VV, Chief Human Resources Officer, HCL Technologies said.
“HCL Technologies is committed to bringing new opportunities and creating a better future for the people”, Sanjay Gupta, Corporate Vice President, HCL Technologies said.
“Over the past couple of years, we have successfully expanded to emerging IT hubs like Madurai, Lucknow, Vijayawada and Nagpur” he added.
“At HCL, we identify the strongest capabilities in our workforce to ensure the best result for our clients. The expansion of the HCL campus in MIHAN is aligned with our strategic vision to expand and create opportunities in the emerging cities”, he further added.
HCL’s venture in Nagpur aims to have a gender-equal workforce, driven by the availability of quality local talent and scalable infrastructure.