TCS to set up Rs500-crore software campus in Indore

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is to set up a software development campus in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, with an investment of Rs 500 crore, in the .

The TCS Indore campus will be located in the SEZ area allotted by the Madhya Pradesh government.

The campus, to be set up in two phases, will comprise software engineering blocks, training facilities, amphitheatre, and other facilities to offer a holistic environment to knowledge professionals.

The park will incorporate several green building concepts such as zero discharge, energy efficient systems, rain water harvesting systems and integrated building management systems, it said in a statement.

''Indore is among the fastest-growing cities in India by virtue of its business ecosystem and infrastructure development. The city has a good potential to transform into a knowledge hub. TCS' investment will further boost the economy of the state by nurturing the development of talent and re-instilling inclusive growth. We are committed to work in harmony with all the stakeholders in the state to provide high-end solutions to our customers from this location,'' N. Chandrasekaran, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, TCS said.

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, ''We welcome TCS to set up its campus in Indore focused on IT and BPO services. Madhya Pradesh is among fastest-growing states in India in terms of GDP today, which reinforces our intent to provide the best-in-class infrastructure, jobs and business opportunities to the people of the state. We are certain that TCS' entry into the state will open new avenues for economic development of the state.''