Tata Consultancy Services is putting up in Kerala, India what it claims will be the world's largest corporate and learning development centre.
A press statement by the Mumbai-based provider of IT and IT consultancy services as well as business solutions said the TCS Learning campus will be in Kerala's capital, Thiruvananthapuram.
The centre will be located on a 97 acre property in the Technopark area of the city, according to the company's statement.
The campus will have an area of 6.1 million square feet and will have residential accommodation for professionals and faculty, able to train 15,000 professionals at a time and 50,000 professionals yearly.
Its mission will be to produce world-class professionals to respond to the needs of the IT industry.
The foundation stone for the TCS Learning Campus had recently been laid by the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who was the main guest of honour.
Over 2000 skilled and unskilled workers from surrounding localities will be directly employed in the campus' construction with the project lasting four years, according to the statement.
The campus' master plan calls for the incorporation of local architectural influences and use of local materials in construction.
Green concepts will also be employed, some of them being zero waste discharge with 100% recycling of sewage, energy efficient systems, large areas of green cover, rain water harvesting systems and integrated building management systems.
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