MindTree opens new campus in Bangalore
By siliconindia | Monday, 28 February 2005, 08:00 Hrs
BANGALORE: MindTree Consultinghas announced the opening of the first phase of its West Campus in Bangalore. This is MindTrees fourth development center in the world. MindTree also has development centers in Bangalore, Hyderabad and New Jersey in the U.S. The 12-acre MindTree West Campus is based in Global Village Park in the city. The first phase of the campus will have a capacity to house 1,300 MindTree Minds, the Companys preferred name for their employees. From the beginning, we were conscious of the commute that many IT professionals undertake while working at other IT parks in the city. MindTrees West Campus is less than a 10-km drive for IT professionals staying in the south and west parts of the city. The campus will help them reduce their daily commute time significantly, said MindTree Consulting Chief Operating Officer Subroto Bagchi. The first phase of the MindTree West Campus is ready for occupation. Work on the next structure will commence in a phased manner. The 500,000-square feet campus, when completed, will house 5,000 IT professionals. The opening of the MindTree West Campus is yet another milestone for MindTree. The three structures of the campus, when completed, will together symbolize the DNA of MindTree Imagination, Action and Joy, said MindTree Consulting Chairman and Managing Director Ashok Soota, adding,we are growing significantly ahead of the industry rate. This means that we must prepare ourselves for the future demand. MindTrees West Campus will help us meet the demand and attract superior talent.