TechnoparkToday.com>> US multinational H&R Block will set up its Global Technology Centre (GTC) in India at Technopark, Trivandrum. This GTC will provide IT & IT Enabled Services and host around 300 employees in the first phase when the centre is operational and has plans to expand over 1000 employees in a couple of year’s time. H&R Block will become the first MNC to come to Technopark after Oracle in 2012, which is a great boost for Kerala to get highlighted in the global IT market.
“The senior officials of the parent company are expected to visit Trivandrum this month to sign off the MoU and start operations. We have allotted 27,000 sq.ft space in Phase 3 for H&R Block. The company is expected to start work immediately and have the first phase operational soon.” said Hrishikesh Nair, CEO of Technopark.
H&R Block, a global consumer tax services company, has revenues over $ 3 billion and has prepared more than 720 million tax returns, since its inception in 1955. The company headquartered in Kansas City, USA, also has operations in Canada and Australia, with more than 12000 retail tax offices worldwide. The Technopark office will be H&R Block’s first Global Technology Centre in the country.