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HCL Technologies to set up delivery centre in Colombo

After the signing of the agreement with the BOI.
After the signing of the agreement with the BOI.

HCL Technologies (HCL), announced the setting up of its global delivery centre in Colombo. The company aims at boosting employment, providing resources and skilling the local talent to serve its global clients.

Corporate Vice President of HCL Technologies, Srimathi Shivashankar said, “It is a landmark moment for us as we begin our operations in the beautiful country of Sri Lanka. We are very happy with the progressive policies this country has and thus, 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,” he said.

A key part of HCL’s business and development strategy in Sri Lanka will be to generate local employment and provide the right skilling programs that will augment the growth of the knowledge services industry in the island.

Collaborating with the BOI of Sri Lanka, HCL’s local entity – HCL Technologies Lanka (Private) Limited will implement its Work Integrated Education Program to foster growth by actively cooperating with local ICT and engineering institutions to develop and train the island’s talent pool.

Global clients will be provided with valuable services in the areas comprising of applications and system integration services, infrastructure services and digital process operations through the delivery centre in Colombo.

Director General of the Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka, Champika Malalgoda said, “We are one of the best destinations for providing off-shore services for Information Technology Enabled Service (ITEs) as well as services related to Finance and Accounting, Legal, Insurance, Banking and Telecommunications. HCL