TCS West Bengal campus by FY'15, to create 16,500 jobs
The campus is spread over 40 acres of land near in Rajarhat, near Kolkata.
"Our growing presence in Kolkata continues to be of strategic importance for our overall business growth.
"We remain committed to working in close collaboration with all stakeholders in the state to help development of local talent and provide our customers with world-class IT solutions from this location," TCS Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director S Mahalingam said.
The first phase of construction will be completed in the first quarter of 2014, while the second phase by the fourth quarter of the year.
"In the first phase 7,000 seats will be ready with the remaining 9,500 seats being completed in second phase," Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) said in a statement. Once completed, the campus that is being constructed with an investment of about Rs 1,350 crore will house over 16,500 seats, it added.
"This facility will drive the next phase of our growth in the eastern region and help us access skilled professionals and students from in and around Kolkata," TCS Executive VP and Global Head (Human Resources) Ajoy Mukherjee said.
The campus will have facilities like amphitheatre, auditorium, cafeterias, libraries, tennis and basketball courts, gymnasium and temporary accommodation for employees.
TCS has used sustainable, local materials for construction and has deployed green technologies
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