Tech Mahindra to set up third campus in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: IT services and outsourcing company Tech Mahindra on Monday announced its plans to set up a third campus here in 2018.

Chief executive officer and managing director C P Gurnani met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and revealed the company’s plan.

Gurnani said the company is already working on its second campus and will go for the third one in 2018, an official statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office said.

This apart, Gurnani assured the state government to cooperate in the start up sector, the statement said.

Patnaik has suggested the Tech Mahindra chief to expand their business in the state and create more employment in Odisha. He also discussed with Gurnani on the growing information technology sector in the state.

With completion of the Tech Mahindra’s second campus, its head count will increase to nearly 2,000 people.Presently, the capacity is about 1000, officials said.

Among top IT players in Odisha, the Infosys Bhubaneswar development centre has the largest head count of about 5,000.