The campus will be constructed in two phases. In the first phase, the IT company has plans of investing Rs 400 crores and hopes to provided employment to 5,000 software professionals. Infosys hopes to complete the first phase by 2017.
Expressing his gratitude towards Mr Chouhan's government, Mr Murthy said he appreciated that the government was able to construct the super corridor on time and the smooth allocation of land to them for the campus. The Infosys founder also indicated that in the first phase of work, six months will be consumed in getting various clearances for the campus' construction.
Today marks a proud moment for the BJP government in the state, as Madhya Pradesh, which was among the least developed states in the country till a few years ago, is now emerging as a IT hub. Mr Chouhan said that there was a time that companies were hesitant in setting up their offices in Madhya Pradesh, and now because of the good work by the state government, there has been a turn around.
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