WIEC will be located at Infotech’s campus in Hyderabad and will be staffed with Infotech employees dedicated solely to working for Westinghouse.

The company said that the agreement will enable Westinghouse to augment its engineering resources as it prepares for continuing growth in the global nuclear energy business and will lay the foundation for Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear power plant work in India.

Aris Candris, president and CEO of Westinghouse, said: “Our partnership with Infotech will further strengthen Westinghouse’s capabilities in the region, and it serves as another sign of our commitment to the Indian market.

“Having skilled people working on our projects is critical to success. The people of Infotech have the proper skills, experience and resources to help ensure the success of our projects in the region.”