Patni Computer Systems Expands U.S. Operations

Cambridge, Mass. - 23 January 2007

New Regional Development Center in Bloomington, Illinois expands Patni’s onshore presence

Patni Computer Systems (BSE: PATNI COMPUT, NSE: PATNI, NYSE: PTI) a leading global Information Technology (IT) consulting and services provider, today announced the expansion of its onshore operation in the U.S. with the opening of its third Regional Development Center (RDC). Inaugurated by Bloomington’s Mayor, Stephen F. Stockton and Patni senior management, the new RDC Bloomington, Illinois facility is nearly 10,000 square feet and can accommodate 100 professionals. The center will initially focus on executing software development projects for Patni’s Insurance Business Unit with the objective of ramping up swiftly in support of the company’s overall development operations in North America.

With the new Bloomington RDC, Patni will be better able to support the high growth Midwest market and offer services directly from Patni facilities to the client base in the region and throughout North America.

“The expansion to Bloomington is part of our corporate strategy to build strong, onsite operations to achieve leadership in important markets as well as satisfy customer demand. We will continue to invest in our global delivery model throughout the U.S. and the world.” said Mrinal Sattawala, Patni’s Chief Operating Officer.

Bloomington’s Mayor Stockton added, “Patni’s RDC brings new employment opportunities to the area, taking advantage of our regional talent pool. We are delighted that Patni chose Bloomington for its facility and appreciate the investment it represents in our local economy.”

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