Patnaik urges Wipro to invest in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Dec 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patanaik on Monday urged Wipro chief Azim Premji to invest in various sectors across the state.

In a meeting with Premji, the chief minister requested him to set up a global training centre at Puri-Konark Marine drive, land for which has been identified.

He also proposed to the Wipro chief for extension of the present centre at lnfocity and consider investing in the education sector in the state.

Patnaik said Wipro may consider setting up its second campus at Info Valley, and assured him that the required land would be provided.

The chief minister further suggested to Premji that Wipro-GE Healthcare could consider setting up its healthcare facilities in Odisha and requested him to consider opening the second campus of Azim Premji University in the state.

Appreciating Patnaik’s efforts, Premji said Wipro would soon expand its Bhubaneswar centre with larger facilities.

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