Cognizant recently inaugurated its newest facility in Chennai, the new centre is spread across 600,000 square feet and can also accommodate 5000 employees.
Cognizant recently inaugurated its newest facility in Chennai, the new center is spread across 600,000 square feet and can also accommodate 5000 employees.
Cognizant’s recently inaugurated its newest facility in Chennai, the new center is spread across 600,000 square feet and can also accommodate 5000 employees. The facility is located at the Ozone Techno Park in Chennai and was inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin in the presence of other senior government officials of the state.
The firm said this strengthens Cognizant’s focus on the hybrid work model in Tamil Nadu where the company has over 81,000 employees primarily based in Chennai and Coimbatore. Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman and Managing Director, Cognizant India, said that Tamil Nadu continues to be a key talent and global delivery hub for Cognizant. The firm will continue to expand the associate base, and skill talent in advanced technologies, and will expand the myriad initiatives to serve local communities through partners and volunteer work.
Further, Nambiar said that the firm has a strong focus on recruiting freshers and the aim is to recruit 50,000 freshers this year in comparison to the 33,000 college graduates that they hired last year. Cognizant was established in Tamil Nadu in 1994, and it first started with 50 employees in Chennai.
Thiru M.K. Stalin, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, said, Tamil Nadu has a strong history of entrepreneurship and progressive policies which have enabled the state to be at the forefront of technology and industrial development. The government is proud to be part of the inaugural ceremony and to witness the tremendous growth of Cognizant from a Chennai-based company to a global tech giant.
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