Hiranandani Group Signs MoU To Set Up Industrial-Logistics, Data Center Park In West Bengal

Mumbai\ Kolkata  15 February  2021 – Mumbai based diversified conglomerate -The Hiranandani Group, has entered into an MoU in the state of West Bengal to set up logistics and hyperscale data center park in the region. The group has signed an MoU to acquire a 100-acre land at Uttarpara, Kolkata from Hindustan Motors to set up an integrated logistics and hyperscale data centre park by Hiranandani group companies Green Base and Yotta respectively. The combined investment by the group and their customers is estimated to cross ₹10,000 crore. 

Greenbase will deliver a modern and self-sustainable ecosystem consisting of 3-million sq. feet of industrial and warehousing space along with essential utilities and support infrastructure built to international standards. Yotta, Hiranandani’s hyperscale data center division will see a development of 6 hyper connected datacenter buildings bringing in 250MW of cutting edge data centre capacity over the next several years to the State.

 About the development, Darshan Hiranandani, Group CEO-Hiranandani Group said,

“Kicking off this project would not have been possible without the tremendous support of the Government of West Bengal under the leadership of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee. West Bengal is the gateway to the east. It is an ideal hub for logistics and industrial development with excellent road, rail and riverine connectivity.

Simultaneously, the data centre business will benefit from the digitization revolution, the upcoming Silicon Valley at New Town at Rajarhat and excellent fibre connectivity on land and the new submarine cable coming up at Tajpur. By setting up a data center park in Kolkata, we will not only serve the customers of the state but the entire eastern region including neighboring countries. The first facility of Industrial and Logistics Park will be  ready by June 2022 and First Data Centre building will be ready by 2023.

Darshan Hiranandani, Group CEO – Hiranandani Group
Darshan Hiranandani, Group CEO – Hiranandani Group

As India aims to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, the logistic sector has an important role to play in connecting producers with consumers. 

Greenbase Industrial & Logistics Park will not just help manufacturing and warehousing units build last mile connectivity, it will also give a huge boost to development of the logistics sector and create employment opportunities for the region. Notable feature of this logistics park will be its well-designed infrastructure to support best in class security and facilitate optimization of logistics and turnaround time by enabling Artificial Intelligence (AI) in customer processes, which is the new norm post the COVID pandemic.”

In 2020, Yotta inaugurated its Asia’s largest and World’s second-largest Uptime Institute Tier IV certified data center in Navi Mumbai. It most recently announced its Greater Noida data center park and Chennai data center park. 

About Greenbase

Greenbase, the Hiranandani Group enterprise, has a Pan India presence providing industrial, logistics and warehousing solutions to clients.

A Joint Venture (JV) of the Hiranandani Group with global private equity firm Blackstone, Greenbase is developing industrial and logistics parks across Mumbai MMR region, Pune, Nashik, Chennai and Bangalore with a plan to deliver 15 million sqft of space Pan India in the next 5 years, having an investment outlay of $500 million. Expansion plans are in place to enter into other tier 1 and tier 2 markets.

Greenbase, has leveraged the Group’s domain expertise in development of township infrastructure and design capabilities, paired with a value engineering team adopting global best practices in design and cost optimization solutions, to deliver world class warehousing and manufacturing facilities all as per customer requirements. 

Greenbase has made rapid strides in a short span of time, building best in class sustainable industrial townships and warehousing parks including plug and play facilities catering to clients in the wind energy, electronics, chemical, automobile and E-commerce sectors. Greenbase has recently delivered at Chennai a state of the art manufacturing facility admeasuring 0.5 million sqft to global wind energy giant, Vestas.

About Yotta

Yotta Infrastructure, a Hiranandani group company, is a new-age Managed Data Center provider, and we understand that data is at the core of our lives.

Yotta empowers enterprises to host, manage, secure, compute, access and analyze memories, decisions, ideas, entertainment, finances, communication and much more.

Yotta caters to both wholesale and retail colocation markets. Besides hyper-scale Colocation solutions, Yotta also serves the vast Enterprise market – both domestic and international, which needs fully managed services and solutions. Hence, Yotta provides a complete range of Enterprise IT solutions to our customers under the Yotta Tech portfolio.

The services under this portfolio include Yotta Cloud (various types of IaaS – compute, storage, network, PaaS and industry-specific SaaS services), Private Cloud, Federated Cloud, IT Management, IT Security, Network and Connectivity including Inter-DC metro fiber network and AI / IoT enabled services & solutions.

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