Kolkata : Bangalore headquartered mid-sized IT services firm MindTree has opened its first development center in Kolkata. Despite the pandemic, Mindtree has been recruiting talent in Kolkata for over a year and already employs more than 1,000 professionals in the city. The company is aggressively adding to its team in Kolkata and expects to double its headcount in the city in the next financial year.
Located in Sector V of Bidhannagar, the 56,000-sq.ft. facility is compliant with LEED standards of environmentally sustainable operations, and has been designed as an agile workplace to enable greater collaboration, innovation and creativity. From Kolkata, the company is providing digital solutioning, consulting, cloud, core modernization, product engineering, business intelligence, data analytics, CRM platform, and cybersecurity services to some of the world’s largest retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, banking, financial services, insurance, travel, transportation, and hospitality companies in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
“We are excited to formally inaugurate our first center in Kolkata, an important milestone in our endeavor to leverage the best of the best talent in helping our customers accelerate their digital transformation journeys,” said Debashis Chatterjee, CEO and Managing Director of Mindtree.
“The center is the result of our continued investments in cutting-edge talent and infrastructure to meet the robust global demand for our services. Our focus is on leveraging our domain and technology leadership, global client footprint, progressive people practices, and close collaboration with academia to create future-ready talent and fast-paced careers in the city. Access to new-age talent is one of our key differentiators. Kolkata will play an important role in turning that into an even stronger competitive advantage for us. We look forward to growing our infrastructure and operations in the city as we build upon our industry-leading growth momentum” he added.