Petroleum major BP on Thursday announced plans to set up a major new centre for its global business services (GBS) operations in Pune. The facility will employ around 2,000 people and support digital innovation across BP globally.
Welcoming the move, Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel said, “I welcome BP’s move to establish a major new global business services centre in Pune. The new centre once operational will create opportunities for the growing local digital talent pool in India.”
“India is a growing market with a growing digital talent pool. The new centre in India will allow BP to tap into this pool and will lead bp’s development and application of cutting-edge digital solutions,” the company said in an official statement.
The centre is expected to begin operations by January 2021 and will provide business processing and advanced analytics capabilities in support of BP businesses worldwide.
The new centre in India will assume operational ownership of third-party business processes and seek to further extend its work with analytics and data science capabilities to pursue better business outcomes.