Nagpur: IT major Infosys will set up a software development centre here, second in Maharashtra after Pune, with an investment of Rs 100 crore.
The Bangalore-based software services provider today signed an MoU in this regard with Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) in presence of Chief Minister
Prithviraj Chavan.
The MoU was signed by MADC Vice-Chairman and Managing Director U P S Madan and S D Shibulal, Managing Director of Infosys.
India's second-largest software firm will be allocated 142 acres for the centre at Mihan, a air cargo project being developed by MADC.
According to the MoU, the IT firm will start operations within three years at the centre which will come up at an investment of Rs 100 crore and provide jobs to about 2,000 software engineers over five years.
Infosys intends to invest Rs 415 crore in all and create jobs for 14,000 IT engineers when the centre, the firm's 12th in the country, is fully developed in about 10 years.
Infosys had 64 offices and 68 development centres in India and abroad and 1,45,088 employees as on December 31, 2011.