Country's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) decided to set up the world's largest corporate learning and development centre in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The corporate learning centre will have a total capacity to train 50,000 professionals every year.
The foundation stone for the corporate learning centre was laid by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 4 January 2014.
The learning facility will be built over area of 6.1 million square feet and will have the capacity to train 15,000 professionals at one time and 50,000 professionals annually.
The learning centre is located on a 97-acre property in the Technopark area of the city. The campus will also have residential accommodation for professionals and faculty at the centre.
The project will provide direct employment to over 2000 skilled and unskilled local people for a period of 4 years.
An integral part of the project will be the skill development programmes run by TCS to upgrade the skills of local youth and facilitate opportunities to work in the construction project, through contractors.
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When: 4 January 2014