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Naveen Inaugurates Accenture’s Advanced Technology Centre In Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated Accenture’s Advanced Technology Centre in Bhubaneswar.

Inaugurating the facility, the chief minister said Odisha has scripted success stories in many spheres over the years. The ‘New Odisha’ is forging ahead towards progress, buoyed by innovation, new ideas and a strong entrepreneurial ethos.

“Odisha’s growth trajectory is fuelled by a robust ecosystem which will further boost entrepreneurship, technological innovation and new age businesses. Accenture’s expertise in these areas will add immense value to our endeavours. Opening of Accenture’s Advanced Technology Centre marks yet another watershed moment, signifying the fast-changing IT, strategy and consulting ecosystem in the state,” he added.

Tusharkanti Behera, Minister of State for Electronics & IT said Bhubaneswar has become a global hotspot for IT, ESDM and consulting companies. “With its visionary policies and vibrant ecosystem, the state has emerged as the undisputed leader in the IT domain, shaping the future of technology. Accenture’s new technology centre will create more opportunities for the youths in state,” he added.

Stating that Odisha is home to reputed academic institutions and a rich pool of skilled talent, Bhaskar Ghosh, Chief Strategy Officer, Accenture said, “Our Bhubaneswar centre will build transformative solutions for our clients using the cloud, data, and AI including generative AI.” Manoj Kumar Mishra, Principal Secretary, E&IT Department also spoke.

Located at the Odisha Technology Centre, the IT company’s Bhubaneswar centre is spread over 70,000 sq ft and designed to accommodate 2000 professionals in hybrid work environment with potential for future expansion.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company covering over 743,000 people including over 300,000 in India. It is recognised for its market-leading people policies, continuous investment in learning career opportunities across technology areas and industry domains, and a deep-rooted commitment to a culture of equality.

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