- HP would begin building a high-tech extension to its campus in Mahadevapura, in Bengaluru
- The new campus will be able to house more than 10,000 employees as well as state-of the-art R&D facilities
- HPE would start manufacturing Aruba’s portfolio of mobility and IoT solutions in India before year-end
Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) will invest $500 million in India over the next five years to grow its operations and begin manufacturing in the country.
HP said it would begin building a high-tech extension to its campus in Mahadevapura, in Bengaluru, that will be able to house more than 10,000 employees as well as state-ofthe-art R&D facilities.
According to Economic Times, HPE would start manufacturing Aruba’s portfolio of mobility and IoT solutions in India before year-end. In the budget, the government said it was looking to boost electronics manufacturing and said it would launch a scheme to invite global companies to set up mega manufacturing plants.
IT minister lauded the move
Commenting on this occasion, Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister for communication, electronics & IT said that it is great assurance that a global giant like Hewlett Packard Enterprise is making big investments in India, both in manufacturing as well as research and development.
Prasad is optimistic that such a development shows the rising confidence of global investors in India’s growing electronics manufacturing sector and the success of Digital India