Nov 11, 2010
Manesar (Haryana), INDIA – 12 November, 2010. The new HCL Technology Hub in Manesar, Haryana, was inaugurated today by Shri Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Haryana in the presence of the Guest of Honour Shri Kapil Sibal, Hon’ble Minister of Human Resource Development of the Government. Rao Inderjeet Singh, Member of Parliament and Hon’ble Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT and Shri Deepender Hooda, Member of Parliament were Special Guests at the inaugural function attended by prominent guests from the Government, industry and media
The Manesar HCL Tech Hub is a “green” and “intelligent” facility which will employ over 3,200 people housed in 9,00,000 square feet of eco friendly buildings with an investment of Rs 260 Crore, and will generate Rs 1000 Cr ($225 Mn) in export revenues annually. It also has the capacity to train 1,000 technology professionals at any given point in time.
HCL started building its network of technology hubs in India with the launch of its first HCL Technology Hub in Noida in 2007. The vision behind this unique initiative is to create a web of seamlessly networked tech hubs across India where the best and brightest minds would come together to create technologies of the future, building India’s potential to become a technology source for the rest of the world.
On this occasion, Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL & Chairman, HCL Technologies said, “Ever since we started three and a half decades back, we learned to think on our feet and yet think ahead. So a few years back, given the growth potential and aspirations of India and its technology industry, we decided to launch a series of seamlessly networked HCL Technology Hubs across India. The Hubs will not just house and incubate HCL‟s global businesses but also add to the country’s ability to become a source for cutting edge technologies for the world.”
Ajai Chowdhry, Founder, HCL & Director, HCL Technologies, commented, “Both HCL‟s technology vision and Shiv Nadar Foundation’s education vision will converge here in Haryana – creating a hub where not just future technologies will be built, but where India’s minds will be trained to power its IT engine. Future hubs will also take employment to tier II and III cities where it is most needed.”
HCL‟s Technology Hubs are also coming up in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Nagpur with a spread of over 300 acres nationally. HCL envisions its Hubs will be among the finest in the world and will catalyze many such more in the future journey of Indian technology & IT creation.
HCL is a $5.5 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two companies listed in India – HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India’s original IT garage start-ups. A pioneer of modern computing, HCL is a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of offerings includes product engineering, custom & package applications, BPO, IT infrastructure services, IT hardware, systems integration, and distribution of information and communications technology (ICT) products across a wide range of focused industry verticals. The HCL team consists of over 77,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 29 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. HCL has partnerships with several leading Global 1000 firms, including leading IT and technology firms. For more information, please visit www.hcl.com.
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company, working with clients in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its inception into the global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCL focuses on „transformational outsourcing‟, underlined by innovation and value creation, and offers integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services and BPO. HCL leverages its extensive global offshore infrastructure and network of offices in 26 countries to provide holistic, multi-service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Consumer Services, Public Services and Healthcare. HCL takes pride in its philosophy of „Employee First‟ which empowers our 70,218 in the 8th row transformers to create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 2.9 billion (Rs. 13,145 crores), as on 30th September 2010 (on LTM basis). For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com
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