The Consulate General was on a delegation to Pune in Maharashtra 7-8 December 2017. The visit was linked with the Nordic Christmas dinner along with the Swedish Consulate General in Mumbai. We visited the Municipal Commissioner, Pune University and Norwegian companies. In addition, we met with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the Indian IT-giant with strong presence in Norway.
Pune is a center for IT and start-ups and the second largest city in Maharashtra with 7 million people. The city is known as a base for engineers. One of the reasons that companies chooses Pune is the access to skilled labor and closeness to Mumbai and the coastline.