Mahindra Satyam commences SEZ in Hyderabad

Shri. Salman Khurshid, Honourable Minister of the Corporate Affairs, Government of India, inaugurates the new SEZ. To his immediate left are Mr. Anand Mahindra, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Mahindra Group & Mr. Vineet Nayyar, Chairman, Mahindra Satyam. Mr. CP Gurnani, CEO, Mahindra Satyam, is second from right

 

Hyderabad:  Mahindra Satyam, the brand name of Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (NYSE:SAY), a leading global consulting and IT services provider, today announced the commencement of its SEZ at the Mahindra Satyam Infocity Campus at Hyderabad.  Shri. Salman Khurshid, Hon’ble Minister of Corporate Affairs, Government of India was the Chief Guest and graced the occasion.

Present on the occasion were Mr. Anand Mahindra, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of the Mahindra Group, Mr. Vineet Nayyar, Chairman, Mahindra Satyam and Mr. CP Gurnani, CEO, Mahindra Satyam.

“The commencement of the Mahindra Satyam IT SEZ in Hyderabad is a significant milestone for the company. It showcases the resurgence of Mahindra Satyam through sheer grit, determination and hard work of its associates. We have been closely monitoring the company and are happy with the progress that it has made, governed by the impeccable values and ethics of the Mahindra Group,” said Shri. Salman Khurshid, Hon’ ble Minister of the Corporate Affairs, Government of India.

The SEZ is spread across 26 acres, will have a built up area of 400000 square feet upon which construction has already begun. The first phase of the campus will be ready for occupation within the next 6 months and will seat around 5,000 associates.

Speaking on this momentous occasion, Mr. Anand Mahindra, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of the Mahindra & Mahindra Group said, “From this day, last year, we have come a long way in our efforts to re-establish our position in the Indian IT landscape. It makes us all proud that we are on course to achieve what we had set out to do and I believe that it has been possible only with the dedicated efforts of the associates, support from their families.”

The SEZ inauguration comes amidst the one year celebration of the Mahindra Satyam take-over by Venture Bay Pvt. Ltd, the Tech Mahindra subsidiary.  Both the Mahindra Satyam and the Tech Mahindra campuses celebrated ‘a year of collaboration’ of minds, hearts, competencies and vision. Shri. Salman Khurshid and Mr. Anand Mahindra addressed the associates at the Infocity campus, and shared their appreciation for their hard work and the vision for the future ahead in the presence of Shri R.Bandyopadhyay, Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

Sharing the management’s views on the progress made, CP Gurnani, CEO, Mahindra Satyam said, “The journey for us has just begun and we are keen to make Mahindra Satyam the world’s most valued Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) firm. We are through with the stabilization phase and are poised on a substantial growth trajectory. I am confident that we will succeed in achieving our goals and our objectives. I would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers for having stood by Mahindra Satyam during the trying times.”

 

 

About Mahindra Satyam

Mahindra Satyam (NYSE: SAY) is a leading global business and information technology services company that leverages deep industry and functional expertise, leading technology practices, and an advanced, global delivery model to help clients transform their highest-value business processes and improve their business performance.

The company's professionals excel in enterprise solutions, supply chain management, client relationship management, business intelligence, business process quality, engineering and product lifecycle management, and infrastructure services, among other key capabilities.

Mahindra Satyam is part of the $6.3 billion Mahindra Group, a global industrial federation of companies and one of the top 10 industrial firms based in India. The Group’s interests span financial services, automotive products, trade, retail and logistics, information technology and infrastructure development.

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