Satyam Wins American Society for Training & Development Award

Mon Jun 15, 2009 12:00pm EDT

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-- Receives Excellence in Practice Award for Talent Preparation and six
Excellence in Practice Citations

HYDERABAD, India, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Satyam Computer Services
Ltd. (NYSE: SAY), a global consulting and IT services provider, announced
today that it was honored for its continued quest for excellence by the
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the world's largest
association dedicated to workplace learning. Satyam received an Excellence in
Practice Award for Talent Preparation Services and six Excellence in Practice
Citations for Enterprise Learning Technologies, Family Learning, Integrated
Project Management, Learning Management Review and Re-skilling Services.

Congratulating Team Satyam, Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Tech Mahindra, said, "I
am impressed by the world-class standards adhered to by team Satyam and would
like to congratulate each and every associate at Satyam for this honor, which
reflects the company's commitment to quality and talent development towards
the creation of world class IT professionals."

ASTD is the world's largest association dedicated to workplace learning and
performance professionals. The Society provides resources for learning and
performance professionals, educators, and students, brings professionals
together in conferences, workshops and online and recognizes excellence and
sets standards for best practices in learning and performance, amongst other

About Satyam

Satyam (NYSE: SAY), a leading global business and information technology
services company, delivers consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing
solutions to clients in numerous industries across the globe. Satyam leverages
deep industry and functional expertise, leading technology practices, and an
advanced, global delivery model to help clients transform their highest-value
business processes and improve their business performance. The company's
professionals excel in engineering and product development, supply chain
management, client relationship management, business process quality, business
intelligence, enterprise integration, and infrastructure management, among
other key capabilities.

Satyam development and delivery centers in the US, Canada, Brazil, the UK,
Hungary, Egypt, UAE, India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia serve
numerous clients, including many Fortune 500 organizations. For more
information, see

About Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra is a leading provider of solutions and services to the
telecommunications industry, with a majority stake owned by Mahindra &
Mahindra Limited, in partnership with British Telecommunications plc. With
total revenues of Rs 44,647 million in the year ended March 31, 2009, Tech
Mahindra serves telecom service providers, equipment manufacturers, software
vendors and systems integrators. Tech Mahindra solutions enable clients to
maximize returns on IT investment by achieving fast time to market, reduced
total cost of ownership and high customer satisfaction. Tech Mahindra achieves
this through its domain and process expertise, distinctive IT skills, research
and development, and its proven, innovative delivery models and approach to

Assessed at SEI-CMMi Level 5 and PCMM Level 5, Tech Mahindra's track record
for value-delivery is supported by over 25,000 professionals who provide a
unique blend of culture, domain expertise and in-depth technology skill-sets.
Its development centres are ISO 9001:2000 and BS7799 certified. Tech Mahindra
has principal offices in the UK, US, Germany, UAE, Egypt, Singapore, India,
Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, Philippines, Canada and Australia.   

About The Mahindra Group

The US $6.3 billion Mahindra Group is among the top 10 industrial houses in
India. Mahindra is the market leader in multi-utility vehicles in India. It
made a milestone entry into the passenger car segment with the Logan. Mahindra
& Mahindra is the only Indian company among the top tractor brands in the

The Group has a leading presence in key sectors of the Indian economy,
including the financial services, trade, retail and logistics, automotive
components, after-market, information technology and infrastructure
development. Mahindra has made an entry in the two-wheeler segment which will
see the company emerge as a full-range player with a presence in almost every
segment of the automobile industry.

Mahindra's Farm Equipment Sector is the proud recipient of the Japan Quality
Medal, the only tractor company worldwide to be bestowed this honour. It also
holds the distinction of being the only tractor company worldwide to win the
Deming Prize. The US based Reputation Institute has ranked Mahindra among the
top 10 Indian companies in its Global 200: The World's Best Corporate
Reputations list.

Mahindra is also one of the few Indian companies to receive an A+ GRI checked
rating for its first Sustainability Report for the year 2007-08.

Safe Harbor

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
section 27A of Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The forward-looking statements
contained herein are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in the
forward-looking statements. Satyam undertakes no duty to update any
forward-looking statements. For a discussion of the risks associated with our
business, please see the discussions under the heading "Risk Factors" in our
report on Form 6-K concerning the quarter ended September 30, 2008, furnished
to the Securities and Exchange Commission on  November 7, 2008, and the other
reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time.
These filings are available at

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