Nagpur: HCL the leading company in Information Technology which has set up its project has helped in integrated development of Nagpur city . Already the companies like Boeing and Air India’s RMO Project, Reliance -Dassault Fighter Jet Project, Patanjali Group have laid their foundation in Nagpur’s MIHAN area, said Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari. He was speaking at the inauguration of HCL campus spread in 50 acres of area.
Nitin Gadkari, said, Nagpur has emerged as a significant talent hub over the few years. The state of the art HCL campus would offer locals an opportunity to develop global careers right in their own city, without having a need to migrate from their hometown. He wished HCL the very best in their endeavour to bring about change and positively impact quality of life in the city of Nagpur.”
Present on the occasion were Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Energy and Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule, HCL’s Director Shiv Nair, HCL Present and Chief Executive Officer C Vijay Kumar.
Gadkari further said that HCL is sure to make available job opportunities to youths in Vidarbha. He assured that the Centre and the State Government will lend all help in infrastructure. He also said that the HCL will certainly gain from the intelligence of students coming from Vidarbha’s engineering colleges. He suggested that HCL should start their work in such a way that job opportunities for 12,000 students are created. Once the international airport is built in MIHAN then Nagpur will be connected with all the places. Considering Nagpur’s Geographical position HCL project will certainly develop, he hoped. He praised HCL’s Director Shiv Nair for his social commitment.
Presiding over the function Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister said, the state Government was committed to economic development and providing more opportunities to the young workforce of the State. The HCL campus in Mihan would offer a great platform to local talent in the city providing them growth opportunities.
He further said that since HCL has adopted policy of training youths of Nagpur, HCL will flourish in IT sector of Nagpur. He further said that it is HCL which has been developing skill and training the youths.
Chief Minister specially mentioned that it was because NItin Gadkari’s initiative that HCL laid its foundation here. To make use of Informnation technology in finance field Maharashtra Government has accepted the policy of Financial Technology -Fintech and this will help for trade in cities like Pune, Nasik, Aurangabad, he said.
Once the MIHAN centre becomes operational, it will deliver a spectrum of services including Infrastructure Management, Application Development, Product Engineering, BPO, IT Services Management and HCL’s internal enabling functions.
On this occasion Chief Minister announced that to facilitate the employees of IT sector the facility of IT Township will be made available so that the residence and work place will be at same place.
At the launch, Sanjay Gupta, Executive Vice President, HCL Technologies said that HCL has always been at the forefront of bringing new avenues across strata and geographies. With the launch of the HCL Campus in MIHAN, they hope to reach out to the local talent, unlock immense potential, enhance their skills and prepare them for Global IT careers. By optimization of the skilled talent resource available in the city through the HCL Nagpur Campus. He said that they want to put Nagpur on the global IT map.
Apart from giving opportunities to both engineering and non-engineering graduates, this centre also aims to have a gender equal workforce, and giving women returning to work after a break an opportunity to utilize their skills set and contribute meaningfully towards a bright future by working with a global IT company.
HCL’s CEO C VIjay Kumar said that after Mumbai, Pune in Maharashtra HCL has set its third project in Nagpur and so now there is no need for youths to shift from nagpur for jobs. HCL has been giving IT skill training to a batch of 100. In the first phase 2000 youths will be given jobs.
The photograph of 100 youths who are being trained by HCL was taken with the dignitaries.
HCL Technology ‘s Senior Vice-President proposed a vote of thanks.
Present on the occasion were Mayor Nanda Jichkar, ZP President Nisha Sawarkar, Hingna MLA Samir Meghe, HCL office bearers, Engineering college students MIDC officials and others.