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November 17, 2018 11:13
Infosys Begins Building of U.S. Education Center in Indianapolis

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India's second largest IT (Information Technology) services company Infosys on Friday announced that is has started construction of its United States education center in Indianapolis, entailing the first investment of USD 35 million.

In a statement, Infosys said that the training campus and residential center for its staff, as well as employees of select clients, aim to prepare the American workforce for the technology jobs of the future.

"The company is providing an initial investment of $35 million to create the first 125,000 square feet of development, transforming the 70.5-acre site into an innovative training center," the company said.

The initial phase of the project is expected to be complete by 2020 end.

In March 2018, Infosys opened its first U.S. Technology and Innovation Hub in Indianapolis and after a month the firm expanded its hiring plans for Indiana from 2,000 to 3,000 new jobs by the end of 2023.

Earlier this year, Infosys proclaimed plans to hire 10,000 Americans by 2019.

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