HCL Technologies will set up its global delivery center in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the Noida-based IT major said on Monday (03).
The company, which has signed an agreement with the Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka, said its key business and development strategy in the island nation will be to generate local employment and provide skill programs.
HCL’s local entity, HCL Technologies Lanka (Private) Limited, will collaborate with the Sri Lanka board to implement its ‘Work Integrated Education Program’ to foster growth by cooperating with local information and communications technology and engineering institutions to develop and train the island’s talent pool.
The centre will provide global services in the field of applications & system integration, infrastructure services and digital process operations.
“...we are fully prepared and committed to bring in new opportunities for the local workforce and creating ever-lasting partnerships within the region. Our valuable partnership with the BOI will help us showcase the true essence of our culture of ‘Relationship Beyond the Contract’. By imbibing our ideapreneurship culture we will be aiming to provide best-in-class support to the global clients with the help of local talent pool," said corporate vice president of HCL Technologies, Srimathi Shivashankar, said in a statement.