HCL Lucknow Campus To Create 25,000 Jobs

Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 13:20 Hrs
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New Delhi: Technology group HCL said it will set up a 100-acre IT city in Lucknow, a move that will help create job opportunities for about 25,000 people in Uttar Pradesh.



Uttar Pradesh government has awarded the project to Vamasundari Investments, the investment arm of HCL, the group said in a statement.



No financial details were available. About 60 acres of the proposed IT city will be allotted to IT and ITeS, including a hi-tech skill development center with a capacity to train more than 5000 people, it added.



The remaining 40 acres is intended for support infrastructure and initiates of social impact, it said.



"IT City shall play a crucial role in the overall economic development and boost up industrial growth of the state. Apart from this, it will directly create approximately 25,000 job opportunities for the youth of the state," UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said.
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Source: PTI
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