Rolls-Royce To Increase R&D Staff In India

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British aviation firm Rolls-Royce PLC plans to increase its workforce at its Research and Development centre in the country. The company also plans to invest in areas such as artificial intelligence and data analytics.

Rolls-Royce PLC Director Benjamin Robert Story and Rolls- Royce India President Kishore Jayaraman had a meeting with IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

An official said, "Rolls-Royce is planning to triple headcount at its Bengaluru-based research and development centre by end of this year. They are impressed with Indian skilled talent and innovation of startups.”

Rolls-Royce PLC is an engineering firm focused on power and propulsion systems for civil and defence aircraft, marine vessels, nuclear submarines and other high-tech vehicles.

Rolls-Royce PLC entered India over 80 years ago powering the first Tata Aviation aircraft. The company’s technology is used by 240 Indian Navy and Coast Guard vessels.

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Several global firms have set up their R&D centres in India. Now Rolls-Royce PLC is planning to expand its team which is a good move, and it will create more employment opportunities.

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Story first published: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:23 [IST]
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