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Mayor assures support in building ties between sister city San Jose

In a bid to support San Jose-Pune sister cities linkage,city-based IT company Saama Technologies felicitated city Mayor Vaishali Bankar and handed over the message of Mayor of San Jose,Chuk Reed recently.

Written by Express News Service | Published: April 28, 2012 12:47:39 am

In a bid to support San Jose-Pune sister cities linkage,city-based IT company Saama Technologies felicitated city Mayor Vaishali Bankar and handed over the message of Mayor of San Jose,Chuk Reed recently.

The felicitation programme was arranged as part of an ongoing exchange programme. Reed in his message expressed strong desire to reinforce the ties between the two cities,to which Bankar’s reply was positive. Bankar offered every possible support to the sister city project.

Dr Deepak Shikarpur,chairman,IT committee,MCCIA,urged IT companies of San Jose to help Pune become 100 per cent IT literate. Saama Technologies also has headquarters in the Silicon Valley of the US. As part of the San Jose-Pune sister cities linkage,Saama Technologies recently hosted university graduates from Silicon Valley including a few belonging to San Jose. These students had been staying in Pune for past three months.

Sandip Dadkar,head,finance,Saama Technologies and Neena Kamal,head,HR,Saama Technologies,dwelled upon the corporate strategy of inviting trainees from the Silicon Valley. “It is an effort to make the San Jose citizens aware of the developments in Pune. It will not only increase the employment opportunities but also facilitate the commercial ties between the two cities.”

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