Infosys to create 14,000 jobs for engineers in India
Bangalore based IT major Infosys is mulling to set up a software development centre which is going to be Infosys’ second centre in Maharashtra after Pune. According to latest chunk of information, it is going to be Infosys’ 12th centre in the country where the company is planning to invest capital of whopping Rs 100 crore.
It is reportedly said that Infosys has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in this regard with Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) in presence of Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. It is found that the MoU has been signed by MADC Vice-Chairman and Managing Director U P S Madan and Managing Director of Infosys, S.D Shibulal.
For the new centre, India's second-largest software firm will be allocated 142 acres of land at Mihan, where a air cargo project being developed by MADC.
Sources informed that the IT firm will start operations within three years at the centre which will come up at an investment of Rs 100 crore and offer jobs to nearly 2,000 software engineers in next five years. In addition, Infosys is intending to invest a total of Rs 415 crore and create jobs for almost 14000 IT engineers when the centre is fully developed in about 10 years.
It is worth noticing that Infosys has already 64 offices and 68 development centres in India and abroad and 1, 45,088 employees as on December 31, 2011.