Verma, from Katihar (Bihar), around 350 km from Patna, is CEO and founder of Telecommand Software and Services in the Silicon Valley that maintains the Entrepreneur Resource Planning (ERP) systems of the State of California.
Telecommand provides IT consulting and support to both public and private
sectors in Sacramento county and wider northern California areas.
Verma, says he is proud of running a successful software development centre in
Katihar. 'Not many thought it could actually happen. I chose Katihar to prove that one can make a
The biggest challenge for Verma was to motivate the people in Katihar. He hired software engineers
belonging to the town who had gone to cities like Bangalore and Mumbai in search of work.
'I hope other NRIs also do something for their hometowns or home districts,' said Verma, a graduate from IIT Kanpur who migrated to the US in 1994-95.