IT services firm IGATE Corporation announced the launch of the IGATE Corporate University, a new training and development facility, in Pune. In addition to the corporate university, the campus will also house a new software development block and a customer experience center. The facility, set up at an investment of $ 70 million, will run 260 training courses for employees across all levels of the organization Ashok Vemuri, President & CEO, IGATE said, “Each employee will have a mandatory number of training days a year, and for some employees, mandatory teaching days. The facility will drive research and innovation at IGATE.”
The company has already has agreements with BITS Pilani, Symbiosis and XLRI and will be looking at adding more over time. The residential facility is among the largest such centers in Asia and will house innovation labs and simulation centers. The software development block will be completed in three phases and will house 5000 people over the next 12-18 months.
Source: The Economic Times