New Delhi: Tata Consultancy Services, today announced the commencement of construction at its largest development centre, TCS Sahyadri Park located in Hinjewadi, Pune, Maharashtra.
TCS Sahyadri Park will be developed over 50 acres of land to create a capacity of 20,000 seats with the first phase expected to be completed by March 2009 with 7,000 seats. The entire facility is scheduled to be completed by end of 2010.
Tata Realty and Infrastructure Ltd has been mandated to develop the facility, while Frank Glynn of El Segundo, California, has been appointed as the principal architect for designing the facility along with Edifice Architects from Pune as the local architects. Frank Glynn was also the architect for the TCS facility in Sholinganallur, Chennai.
The Honourable Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh was present to perform the commencement ceremonies and lay the Foundation stone of the facility along with Mr. S. Ramadorai, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Consultancy Services.
Commenting on the new facility in Maharashtra, S Ramadorai said, ''TCS Sahyadri Park will drive the next phase of our growth in this area and help us access the skilled professionals and students from in and around Pune. On completion, the facility will provide direct employment to over 20,000 people as well as indirect employment to many more.''
Ramadorai also said the Pune facility was of special significance to TCS, which had started its first R&D centre, TRDDC, there well over two decades ago.