Bhubaneshwar, Dec 30: IT major Infosys will soon set up its second project in Orissa at an investment of Rs 300 crore, official sources said on Wednesday, Dec 30.
According to sources, Infosys human resource director T V Mohandas Pai conveyed the investment plans to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here at a meeting last evening.
While as many as 3,000 IT professionals were busy working at the first Infosys project in the state, Pai said about 5,000 workers would get placed at its second project.
The second project would come up at IT valley on the side of the National Highway no-5 between the state capital and Khurda town.
The state government has agreed to provide required water and power to the second project.