Mindtree has edifice a very state-of-the-art Global Learning & Delivery Center at Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. The facility was inaugurated by Shri Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha. Built across 20-acre campus, Mindtree Kalinga will provide 90-day immersive learning experience to 2,500 young engineers annually.
The teaching methodology incorporates a peer-based, experiential learning style inspired by teaching methods of ancient Nalanda, the HIVE model from Harvard University, TEAL model from MIT and experiments at the Khan Academy. Every year, 2,500 Mindtree Minds will be trained here as the core element of their competence building.
Commenting on the new learning hub, Subroto Bagchi, Chairman, Mindtree, said, “Mindtree Kalinga will enable us to shape the minds of our future workforce by reviving curiosity, igniting courage and fostering responsibility. Today’s youth are digital-natives who need a more immersive, peer-based learning experience to create meaningful solutions that positively impact the world around them. With this program, our aim is help today’s tech-savvy workforce to meaningfully use technology with an engineering, business and social mindset.”
Mindtree Kalinga is built on four layers of infrastructure – Physical, Digital, Intellectual and Emotional, to create a convivial and collaborative learning atmosphere. The entire center is “Internet of Things” enabled, equipped with advanced technology to enhance the learning experience of the engineers.
Apart from the Global Learning Center, Mindtree Kalinga will be a Center of Excellence for the Insurance Domain. It will provide specialized and innovative solutions to digitally transform Mindtree’s global insurance industry clients. Mindtree Kalinga, with an investment of $20 million in the construction of its first phase, is designed to reflect a blend of the digital future of man with ancient Odishan architecture at the core.