Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates state-of-the-art 10,000-seat TCS Garima Park campus in Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar, India, November 16, 2013: Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), the leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, announced the launch of its 10,000-seat campus, Garima Park, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat today. The state-of-the-art software development facility was inaugurated by Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Gujarat who was welcomed at the venue by Cyrus P Mistry, Chairman, Tata Group, and N Chandrasekaran, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director. Also present on the occasion were senior officials of the state government, business, academic and community leaders as well as senior executives from TCS.
N Chandrasekaran, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, said, “TCS has played a pioneering role to make Gujarat an attractive IT destination for global companies and also helped drive technology-led growth by investing in talented youth of the state and building long-term partnerships with state institutions.” He added, “We are delighted to launch our new world-class campus in Gandhinagar. This will help TCS further scale up its presence and drive the expansion of the IT industry in Gujarat.”
Developed over 25.5 acres of land with a built-up area of 1.6 million square feet, TCS Garima Park is the latest addition to the company’s unique global network of software development and delivery centers. It features highly secure software development and delivery centers of multiple sizes to meet the needs of global clients.
TCS Garima Park has been developed as a “green” campus and and has applied for a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold rating. Built with locally sourced red stone, a trademark feature of local architecture, the campus also uses extensive technology to increase efficiency and reduce wastage. Solar panels, LED lighting, occupancy and light-sensitive sensors have been used to optimise power consumption, for instance.
TCS Garima Park provides a contemporary and holistic working space for employees. It has been designed to extensively use natural light and ventilation extensively throughout the structure. There are open, shared spaces for TCSers to use to collaborate and co-create like a 250-seat amphitheatre, a 250-seat multli-purpose hall. To help TCSers focus on wellness, TCS Garima Park also features a modern gymnasium, tennis, badminton and basketball courts as well as a jogging track for employees to use.
The Garima Park campus also features a learning center as well as iClass rooms (connected with other TCS learning hubs across the world), hi-end virtual presence conference rooms, meeting rooms and cafeterias.
The campus is an approved Special Economic Zone and will serve global customers across industry segments.
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™,recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 290,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $11.6 billion for year ended March 31, 2013 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.