Aveva bets big on smart cities, airports in India
Hyderabad: Aveva, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, is betting big on smart cities and smart airports as it looks to double its growth in India, which is also home to its largest research and development facility in the world.
After being part of India’s first Integrated Greenfield Smart City, Naya Raipur, the British multinational is working on Namchi Smart City in Sikkim with a consortium which includes its sister concern Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation.
“We will be hoping to announce another four-five smart cities in next six months,” said Navtej Garewal, Aveva’s India head, while announcing expansion of the company’s facility at Waverock in Hyderabad.
He said the company was also keen in smart airports area, especially with the sector attracting investments. Aveva is working with Schneider Electric to bid for the integrated command and control centre at the second terminal at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru.
“The tenders may be called this fiscal. We are hoping to bag it,” he said, adding the company was actively a part of ‘Digital India’ journey. (IANS)
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