Oracle to set up campus in Bengaluru, CEO Catz tells Modi

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.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Oracle global CEO Safra Catz during a meeting, in New Delhi on Friday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Oracle global CEO Safra Catz during a meeting, in New Delhi on Friday.

This was conveyed by Oracle’s global CEO Safra Catz to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she called on him Delhi on Friday.

“She apprised the Prime Minister of Oracle’s plans for a state-of-the-art campus in Bengaluru and an initiative to help more than half a million students in India develop computer science skills through Oracle Academy,” a PMO statement said.

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 statement said.

Mr. Modi appreciated these initiatives, it added.