Azim Premji Foundation to open university in State
BHOPAL [Maha Media]: Chouhan has said that Wipro chief Azim Premji is doing unique work in the field of social service along with the field of industry. His social services can be considered as an example and role model. The initiative taken by the Azim Premji Foundation for establishment of a university in Madhya Pradesh is commendable. For this, the Government of Madhya Pradesh will extend all possible support to the Foundation.
Along with this, the Wipro Group’s consent to set up a software development centre in Bhopal is important for Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister was holding a discussion with Premji of Wipro through video conference on Friday. Chief Minister discussed about Premji’s partnership in implementation of education schemes, new education policy, establishment of model Anganwadi in Bal Bhavan and eradication of malnutrition in the State.
Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Manish Rastogi, Director Public Relations Ashutosh Pratap Singh were also present in the video conference. Software development centre: In the video conference, discussion was held regarding the establishment of Wipro’s Software Development Centre in Bhopal. Premji told Shivraj Singh Chouhan about his consent to set up this centre. All necessary work will be started in this regard.
Chief Minister said that more employment is being generated for youth through their skill development in Madhya Pradesh. Such development centres will go a long way in providing more opportunities to the youth in the IT sector. In today’s discussion, Premji said that Madhya Pradesh will get full cooperation from the Wipro Group.
Azim Premji Foundation in Bhopal has been allotted 50 acres of land for the university. Its first phase will start soon. Goal is to start university in the next 18 months.