UP’s First Data Centre To Open In Greater Noida In August
Lucknow, June 5 (TNA) The proposed investment in the ground-breaking ceremony has made it clear that the world's top companies want to store their data in Uttar Pradesh which has also emerged as the first choice for investment in the IT sector. The reason is Yogi government's policies of data center and IT sector, which are increasing the interest of investors towards investing in Uttar Pradesh. Out of the total MoU signed worth Rs 80024 crores, the highest - 35 per cent share has come in the area of data center and IT sector.
A look at the regional distribution based on the size of the investment makes it clear that 25 percent of the total investment has gone to the data center. There are seven mega projects in this sector with a total investment of Rs 19,928 crore. Next comes the IT sector which has got 10 per cent of the total investment.
The first data center being built at a cost of Rs 5000 crore in Greater Noida in the state will start in August. During the ground-breaking ceremony on Friday, the country's leading industrialist Niranjan Hiranandani also requested the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister to launch it in August. Praising the industrial and investment environment in the Yogi regime, he said that in the next five years, in the data center, an investment of one thousand crore rupees will be done every year.
Adani Enterprises' second data center is located in Sector 62, Noida, and will be operational by June 2024, providing employment to 1,100 people. M/s Adani Enterprises Ltd., M/s NTT Global Data Centers & Cloud Infrastructure Pvt Ltd and M/s Webworks India Pvt Ltd followed by M/s SKVR Software Solution Pvt Ltd (M/s Sify Infinity Specs Ltd.) and M/s ST Telemedia Global Data Centers have also expressed willingness to invest Rs. 3822 crore in the data park.
M/s SKVR Software Solutions Private Limited (M/s Sify Infinity Specs Ltd. is engaged in this sector for nearly two decades. The company has about 20 data centers in metros like Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai etc. The company will invest Rs.851 crore and Rs.661 crore in two phases. The construction work is going on. The work of the first phase will be completed in 2023. On completion of both the phases, about 4000 people will get employment.