Chhindwara: BPO outsourcing solutions provider Aegis has set up a state-of-the-art call centre here in Madhya Pradesh, aimed at creating jobs for local youths.
At the outset, Aegis Chhindwara, the second centre in the state after Bhopal, will operate the modern set up with initial capacity of 400 seats, a move that would generate close to 1000 direct and indirect jobs.
Of this, direct employment will be given to 600 youngsters in the region, a press release said.
Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath who inaugurated the call centre yesterday said "the government was keen to collaborate with private sector organisations for driving rural economy".
This is the 20th centre of the Aegis in India and 56th across the world, the release added.
First Published: Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 16:13