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Satyam launches Kolkata Development Centre

Written by: Staff

Hyderabad, Feb 24 (UNI) Satyam Computer Services Ltd. a global consulting and IT services provider, today announced the launch of its Kolkata Development Centre, located in sector 5, Salt Lake City.

The foundation stone was laid by Chief Minister of West Bengal, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee.

The state-of-the-art facility will be spread over an area of 2.77 acres, built in 2 phases, for about 2000 associates. The first phase will start soon for 800 associates, followed by phaseII.

The facility will serve as a development centre for Satyam's global customers, and is a part of the company's strategic plans of broadening its geographic base in the country. The availability of a large talent pool, good infrastructure facilities and the progressive policies and support of the government of West Bengal are some of the key factors for the development.

Speaking on the development, Mr B Rama Raju, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Satyam, said, ''it is an extremely good opportunity for us to be part of West Bengal's consistent transformation, which has been immensely backed by the progressive economic policies practiced by the government. We look forward to work with some of the most talented resources available in the region, and offer world-class services to our global clients, from this facility.'' Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said, ''The recent growth in our country has been hugely supported by the IT and ITeS industry, creating immense job opportunities, across the country I am glad that today our city is a part of this transformation, and confident that we would continue our efforts to contribute to this growth. The government of West Bengal would look at all possibilities to extend its support to Satyam, in the coming days, and looks forward to a long-term relationship, with the company and the industry.'' UNI SM IG1948

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