Oracle to open its first India campus in Bengaluru

Global computer giant Oracle is planning to set up a campus in Bengaluru and start an initiative to help more than half a million students in India develop computer science skills. This was conveyed by Oracle’s global CEO Safra Catz to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she called on him Delhi. Oracle is of the view that the plans are likely to boost Mr. Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, and strengthen India’s position as a world-class design and manufacturing hub.

The Oracle India campus will be spread over a huge 2.8 million square feet, and will be largest outside its headquarters in Redwood Shores, California. The buildings will include collaboration centers, workstations, and large spaces in addition to entertainment lounges, gyms, a basketball court, open green spaces, and cafes.

The company will also launch 9 incubation centres throughout India, and train more than half a million students each year to develop computer science skills. The centres will be located in Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Mumbai , Noida, Pune, Trivandrum and Oracle Academy Expansion.


  • The Oracle Corporation is an American global computer technology corporation, headquartered in Redwood City, California.
  • The company primarily specializes in developing and marketing database software and technology,computer hardware systems and enterprise software products – particularly its own brands of database management systems.
  • In 2011 Oracle was the second-largest software maker by revenue, after Microsoft.

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