Telangana to soon have world’s first IT campus for differently-abled

Dec 4, 2017 14:32 IST
Telangana to soon have world’s first IT campus for differently-abled

The state government of Telangana on 2 December 2017 signed an agreement with Vindhya E-Infomedia Private Limited to set up the world’s first Information and Technology (IT) campus for differently-abled persons in Hyderabad.

The agreement was signed on the eve of the World Disability Day (WDD). The proposed campus will focus on creating employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Key Highlights

• The proposed campus will be set up in an area of 10 acres near the IT park developed by the state Government near the Hyderabad international airport.

• It will have all the amenities including Training, Residential facility and Delivery centres that will cater to both domestic and International clients.

• It mainly aims to provide apt training and employment to 2,000 people over the course of next five years.

This unique initiative by the state government has created history of sorts, as it would be the world’s first-ever exclusive IT campus for persons with disabilities, giving them a much-deserved opportunity of living life with dignity and self-respect.

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About Vindhya E-Infomedia Private Limited

It is a BPO that was established in 2006 with the vision of bringing Business and Philanthropy together.

The company is a pioneer in creating an inclusive workspace with persons with disabilities, as its major workforce comprises physically challenged, hearing impaired and visually impaired persons.

It currently has over 1,600 employees working out of Hyderabad and Bengaluru, providing back-office operations (BPO) support to various Telecom and e-commerce companies since 2006.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017 observed globally

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