July 21: Aricent, the leading communication equipment manufactures and service provider in the world has announced to set up a development and training centre in the capital of Orissa, Bhubaneswar.
Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and the chairman of the company Manoranjan Mohapatra with the presence of Govt. IT Secretary S. N. Tripathy and industry secretary A. Dalwai made the announcements here on Friday.
The company is planning to employ about 1200 employees for its global Development Center and in the Global Training Centre there is plan to train nearly 1000 students in its initial period.
The government has agreed to extend its support for building the infrastructure facilities in terms of land allotment and other technological and construction needs.
The development of these training and development centre is expected to further boost the state’s IT industry and also provide opportunity to the enthusiastic IT students to make a career in the latest communication technologies as the company deals with.
Established in the year 1992, the company has registered its name in the global communication software marketplace.
Apart from being a leading software products and service provider in India, Aricent has also involved itself in various generous programmes including relief operation for Gujarat Earthquake victims, Kargil War Relief Fund and Orissa cyclone rehabilitation and relief programmes.
In the year 2000, it had presented Tania Sachdev, the young chess player of India as its brand ambassador that shows that it wants to attract the young software professionals, which is now one of the reasons for its quick growth in Indian market.
The latest decision of the company to develop a global development and training centre will further lead the InfoTech education not only in the state but also in the whole country by nurturing young talent.
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