Bhubaneswar: IT major Infosys will soon set
up its second project in Orissa at an investment of Rs 300
crore, official sources said on Wednesday.
Sources said 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, he 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
Work at the second project would start soon, Pai said.
The state government has agreed to provide required water
and power to the second project.
Infosys was at present exporting software products worth
Rs 850 crore per annum from its existing project in the state,
Pai and Patnaik also discussed on mid-day-meal (MDM)
project of Akshya Patra, presently being given to 61,000
students in Puri and Nayagarh district.
First Published: Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 15:19