This IT park will have facilities for delivery of Information Technology based GeoSpatial services, Engineering Design services, Software Development and ERP implementation services worldwide. This facility will be set-up in phases with an investment of about Rs.2,500 million. Once completed this facility will provide an employment opportunity for about 5000 technical professionals and domain experts from talent available largely in West Bengal.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Debesh Das, the Hon’ble. IT Minister Government of West Bengal said “that Rolta is globally famous for their GeoSpatial and Engineering Design services. We are happy that Rolta is setting up a High Tech facility, which would provide employment opportunities to technical talents in the State. West Bengal Government has already allotted the requisite land to Rolta.”
Mr. Kamal K. Singh Chairman and Managing Director of Rolta group stated that, “this facility being set-up in Kolkata is part of Rolta’s expansion plans to grow manifold in the coming years, requiring additional infrastructure and talent pool of over 15,000 technical professionals. This new facility, being set-up for the first time outside of Mumbai, will help us in meeting the growing demand of our services for global markets. We appreciate the initiatives taken by the department of Information Technology West Bengal, for inviting us to set-up this facility in Kolkata.”
Rolta (rolta.com) is an Indian multinational organization that has executed projects in over 35 countries. Rolta is a leading provider and developer of Information Technology based GeoSpatial Information Systems (GIS), Engineering Design Services, Software Development, Advanced Security & Network management and ERP implementation services worldwide. Rolta, through its joint venture Stone & Webster Rolta Ltd., provides comprehensive Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services to meet turnkey project requirements of power, oil, gas and petrochemical sectors. Rolta's Joint Venture with Thales, France leverages a broad spectrum of cutting-edge technologies, systems and solutions from Thales, and Rolta's leadership position in the Indian market. This JV will take advantage of technology transfer from Thales for developing state-of-the-art Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (C4ISTAR) information systems, for domestic and international markets. Rolta, headquartered in Mumbai, employs over 3800 professionals with countrywide infrastructure and international subsidiaries across the globe. Forbes ranked Rolta as one of “Asia’s best 200 under a billion for the fourth time in the last six years. The company is listed on the NSE and BSE in India, with its GDRs listed on the London Stock Exchange.