A leading tech company in India Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced today that it is setting up the “world’s largest” corporate learning and development center.
The center will be set up in Thiruvananthapuram with a total capacity to train 15,000 professionals at one time and 50,000 professionals annually.
The proposed TCS Learning Campus in Thiruvananthapuram will be located on a 97-acre property in the Technopark area of the city.
The campus will be built over an area of 6.1 million square feet and feature residential accommodation for professionals and faculty at the center.
At a ceremony at TCS’ current training facility, TCS Peepul Park, the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, was the chief guest and laid the foundation stone for the project.
“The TCS Learning Campus will be the new benchmark for corporate learning worldwide and this iconic facility will produce world class professionals to meet the future needs of the IT industry,” said N. Chandrasekaran, CEO, TCS.
TCS employs over 285,000 professionals worldwide and plans to hire 50,000 professionals in 2013-14.
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