Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the HCL Campus at MIHAN (Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur), Nagpur on Monday. Also present at the occasion were C Vijayakumar Kumar (CEO, HCL Technologies), Shiv Nadar (Founder and chairman, HCL), Sanjay Gupta (Senior VP, HCL), Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule, MLA Sameer Meghe, Mayor Nanda Jichkar and Nisha Sawarkar (President, Zilla Parishad).
IT giant HCL has started its first phase of operations in 12 acres of the 50 acres land it has in MIHAN. While the total jobs, which will be created by HCL will be around 2,000, it will be employing 400 people in the first phase. Around 100 employees from Nagpur are already undergoing training and were also present at the inauguration. The IT giant will most probably commence its commercial operations in Nagpur in April 2018.