Bharti Airtel Group in collaboration with the government of Telangana recently announced an investment of Rs 2,000 crore to set up a large hyperscale data center in Hyderabad. Through its Data Center — Nxtra Data Centers, the group will invest an amount of Rs 2000 crore as capital investment for the infrastructure.
The facility will be a hyperscale data center with a capacity of 60 megawatts (MW) of IT load for the first phase. It will incorporate the latest technologies in cooling and security. The project is estimated to be established in the next 5-7 years, IT and Industries minister KT Rama Rao was quoted saying.
Founder and Chairman of Bharti Airtel Group, Sunil Bharti Mittal said the company was happy to be working with the Telangana government.
Expressing happiness over the upcoming project, Sunil Bharti Mittal was quoted saying as “This is one of our biggest Greenfield data center projects in India and we are happy to be working with Telangana. Since the initiation of our discussions on the data center project in the May 2022 edition of the WEF annual meeting, the government has worked at a very quick pace to ensure that the project can get into construction in a matter of months,”
The announcement was made at the Telangana Lounge at Davos in the ongoing World Economic Forum.