Make in India: Oracle will open its first campus in India

Oracle has announced plans to expand campuses outside the US and will open one in Bengaluru as part of the 'Make in India' campaign.

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Published:February 14, 2016 4:34 pm
Oracle, Make in India, start-up India, Oracle India campus, Oracle Bengaluru campus, Oracle incubation centers, technology, technology news The Oracle India campus will be spread over a huge 2.8 million square feet, and will be largest outside its headquarters in Redwood Shores, California.

Oracle has announced plans to expand campuses outside the US and will open one in Bengaluru as part of the ‘Make in India’ campaign. The company will also launch 9 incubation centres throughout India, and train more than half a million students each year to develop computer science skills.

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“India now represents our second largest employee base outside of the United States, with nearly 40,000 current employees and an additional 2,000 current job openings. We are investing over $400 million USD in Bengaluru, opening 9 incubation centers, and training half a million students each year during this expansion phase to support India’s tremendous growth. We ‘Make in India’ for the rest of the world,” said Oracle CEO Safra Catz.

The Oracle India campus will be spread over a huge 2.8 million square feet, and will be largest outside its headquarters in Redwood Shores, California. The buildings will include collaboration centers, workstations, and large spaces in addition to entertainment lounges, gyms, a basketball court, open green spaces, and cafes.

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The nine Incubation Centers will contribute to country’s “Start-up India” initiative. These will help start-ups grow by providing software, tools, and training to new software and technology companies utilising Java and the Oracle platform. The centres will be located in Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Mumbai , Noida, Pune, Trivandrum and Oracle Academy Expansion.

“I’m particularly excited about the incubation centers which will house substantial software and technology capabilities, tools, and training to help launch new technology startups built utilizing Java and the Oracle platform,” said Catz.

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    Alex
    Feb 15, 2016 at 4:29 am
    Does oracle not have development centers in India already? How is this the first?
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    Gaurav Saxena
    Feb 15, 2016 at 10:12 pm
    what are these then?
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    Devisahai Meena
    Feb 14, 2016 at 11:41 am
    If it happens to be change of regime at the centre in 2019, the so called Swadeshi Jagran Manch with the fullest support of BJP( in opposition ) , will make the foreign investors to pack -up, leaving their ets for use of the Indian saffrons. At present all the saffrons are seeing their betterment/development in FDI. They dont recall EAST INDIA COY.
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    Neha Verma
    Feb 15, 2016 at 10:59 am
    Dear reporter, Seems IE is habituated in making up news . But this business section and you can not cook up news the way you do for your political section. Oracle already has a huge campus in Hyderabad which came up in 2000s. So better check before publishing.
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    Shikha
    Feb 15, 2016 at 9:05 am
    It does and that too at various places!!
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