Work & Life at Bangalore

Living in India’s Scientific Hub puts the cultural and commercial resources of Karnataka in easy reach and surrounds researchers with a heritage of discovery.

Employee Organizations

  • GE APAF (Asian Pacific American Forum)

    GE's Asian Pacific American Forum (APAF) is dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining Asian Pacific American talent and helping to create a resource pool to lead GE's global growth. APAF provides its members with the tools they need to cultivate their leadership capabilities and realize their career aspirations.

  • ELFUN

    Elfun is an 85-year old global organization of GE employees and retirees committed to helping each other, building the spirit of the “GE family” as achievers, leaders, volunteers and peer-to-peer mentors. Elfun provides leadership and management around local social, educational and volunteer opportunities.

  • GE Software Women's Network

    The Women's Network fosters professional women's development to attract, grow and retain female talent throughout GE. By engaging and developing our membership in areas such as technology and sales, we are working to provide growth to the leaders who will ensure GE’s success going forward.

  • GLBT Alliance

    The GLBTA Alliance was developed to attract, develop, and retain gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender employees. Our vision is to create an inclusive workplace where everyone is empowered to fully participate and grow their careers while helping GE businesses succeed.

  • ToastMasters International

    Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. This is an employee-led organization. Its mission is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.


Celebrations

  • TechMela

    Since 2012, this annual two-day carnival of innovation has transformed JFWTC through a fun, family-friendly technology extravaganza that showcases GE businesses’ best innovations.

  • India Technology Excellence Awards

    These awards are the highest form of recognition for outstanding contributions by employees at JFWTC in categories including engineering and operational excellence, innovation, mentor and young achiever.

  • Gems of GE

    This annual event recognizes employees who have completed 10 years of service to GE, and is a special day of celebration for these dedicated employees and their families.


Local Color

Located in Bangalore, the “Silicon Valley of India,” JFWTC is spread over 50 acres of lush green landscape in the suburb of Whitefield, among the campuses of other major multinational companies. The center offers a plethora of activities for employees, from indoor and outdoor sports tournaments to a fully equipped gym, sauna and aerobics and yoga studio.

JFWTC is alive with cultural festivals and celebrations through the year, and hosts technology symposia, guest lectures and diversity and networking events for employees across all GE businesses. The center’s location fosters collaboration with academia and industry in an environment conducive to research and development.

Thanks to Bangalore’s year-round pleasant weather, employees can enjoy numerous gardens in the city or go on trekking expeditions on weekends. The historic city of Mysore is 3 hours from Bangalore by car or train and features many architectural and cultural sites of interest to local and international visitors.