Adani chooses AP for its Digital foray
Gujarat headquartered Indian multinational; Adani group recently signed a significant MoU with the AP government thereby marking its entry into the much touted digital space.
The Adani group’s Rs. 70000 crore MoU with the state government to build data centre parks in and around the city of destiny, Vizag is said to be a first of its kind 100% renewable energy powered project in the world.
Said to Position AP as the East Coast Data Center hub for India and SE Asia it has the potential to create in excess of 100,000 jobs over 20 years.
The State Government along with Adani Group, will develop the hyperscale data center market in the state, positioning AP as the east coast data center hub for India and South East Asia said an official release from the government.
It will also be integrated with a cable landing station that will take advantage of the state’s long coastline to help provide the needed global connectivity and redundancy that the country needs to manage its exponential growth of data.
“We are very pleased to see that the Adani Group believes in the vision of Andhra Pradesh as one of the most progressive states in India and hence, has decided to partner with the GoAP on this exciting journey” said AP’s Chief Minister Mr. Nara Chandrababu Naidu.
Informational & Technology, Minister Mr. Nara Lokesh also said “Complementing the mobile revolution that we are witnessing, India needs data storage, data processing and data networking. This is precisely why the partnership between the GoAP and Adani Group is critical to lay the foundation of a digital revolution that every citizen and every business can benefit from.”
Mr. Gautam Adani, Chairman Adani Group said, “It is a very proud moment for us to collaborate with GoAP to develop the world’s first green data center parks. Data centers are fundamental building blocks for enabling every aspect of the critical technology infrastructure that India needs to further accelerate its growth”.