Bhopal, India, December 12, 2014: M.P. State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd. (MPSEDC), an undertaking of Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, working towards promotion and implementation of IT and e-Governance, today announced the launch of India’s first Datacentre cluster in Madhya Pradesh. Announced at ResellerClub presents HostingCon India, MPSEDC promised over 100 acres of land in Indore for establishing a Data Centre cluster and invited key partners and investors from across the world to discuss possible business and collaboration opportunities.
The Datacentre cluster in M.P. will come equipped with all the necessary infrastructure for easy scalable datacentre deployment. Moreover, a purpose-built and dedicated on-site power plant will be built to meet the high power requirements of next-generation datacentres and ensure reliable power supply with minimal transmission losses. The Government shall ensure a single window clearance system for providing the necessary clearances for setting up the data centres such as building permission, environmental clearances etc. Land shall be made available at 25% of the market prices, along with the provision of various incentives for the use clean energy in line with India’s Go Green initiative.
Commenting on the occasion, M. Selvendran, Managing Director of MPSEDC said “We are committed to generating IT business for the public and private sector in the state of Madhya Pradesh while also aligning to the government’s “Make in India” vision. Not only will this cluster enable increased benefits for the Indian IT business but it also represents a significant milestone in putting India on the global map. We are particularly proud to make this announcement at ResellerClub presents HostingCon India and look forward to the support of this community in making the Datacenter Cluster a reality.”
“We are extremely excited about the datacentre cluster announcement as it represents the government’s commitment to encouraging business and industry in the country. Moreover, this announcement also comes at a time when the awareness for new gTLDs is rapidly gaining momentum leading to an increased number of Indian businesses to get online and create more comprehensive technology infrastructures. We’re honoured that this announcement was made at ResellerClub presents HostingCon India since we believe that it is important to bring our community closer to such critical initiatives by the government,” said Shridhar Luthria, General Manager & Business Head at ResellerClub.