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Hiranandani’s Yotta has announced plans to build six large hyperscale data centres in Bengal

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Yotta of Hiranandani group, announces a $1.1 billion investment for the construction of the Yotta campus, which will have a total output of 250 megawatts. This will be for building Hyperscale Data centers.

Six Yotta hyperscale data centres are to be built in West Bengal, India as part of their Data Center expansion plans, Yotta is owned by renowned Real Estate giant Hiranandani Group.

The company says it will invest Rs 8,500 crore ($1.1 billion) to purchase Hindustan Motors’ 100-acre site in Uttarpara, Kolkata to build a total of six 250 MW Yotta data centre buildings.

Hiranandani, based in Mumbai, has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the state of West Bengal to establish a park for logistics and hyperscale data centres. It is estimated that the first data centre will be completed in 2023.

“West Bengal is the east gateway. With excellent road, rail and river connectivity, it is an ideal hub for logistics and industrial development,” said Darshan Hiranandani, Group CEO, Hiranandani Group.

“We will not only serve the customers of the state, but the entire eastern region, including neighbouring countries, by setting up a data centre park in Kolkata.”

Greenbase, a joint venture between Hiranandani and the Blackstone Group, will supply the logistics park. By June 2022, the first industrial and logistics park facility will be ready. The total investment for the entire park is estimated at around Rs 10,000 crore ($ 1.3 billion).

This is the group’s latest data centre campus. Yotta and Hiranandani announced a Rs. 3,000-4,000 Crore ($450-600 million) 200 MW Chennai data centre campus in Southern India last year. It announced plans for a Delhi data centre campus of $950 million, 200 MW in November.

They announced in May 2020 that it had received a Tier IV Design award from internationally renowned Uptime Institute for its 50MW NM1 data centre in Panvel, near Mumbai.

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