Amazon Set to Open World’s Largest Campus in Hyderabad, India

Hyderabad, India’s very own technology hub, will once again put India on the world map. This time, it’s rather huge. Amazon, the American multinational technology company is set to open its largest yet campus building in the world in Hyderabad, India. It is also home to the offices of some of the biggest companies in the world, including Amazon, Capgemini, Google, and Microsoft.

Hyderabad on Amazon's list to for the World's Largest Campus

The building will be around 15 storeys, constructed in three million sq. ft. including which will also include one million sq. ft. for the parking area. Sources report that the building in question currently houses around 7,000 people but it is will be increased close to 9,000 by the end of this September. Amazon also had its largest Indian fulfillment center at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport spread over 4 lakh sq ft. Amazon thus has a total processing area of more than 850,000 square feet in Telangana.

The 10-acre Nanakramguda IT hub, which will host the campus has been built to accommodate around 26,000 to 30,000 people, said Telangana IT principal secretary Jayesh Ranjan.

The company said in a press release, “The new state-of-the-art campus is expected to be ready by 2019 and would house thousands of employees managing back-end operations for Amazon’s various global business and technology teams.”
In 2014, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had committed to investing $2 billion in India in order to compete with its domestic rivals Flipkart and Paytm. The investment has significantly improved to over $4 billion.
“With the further expansion of our largest fulfillment center in India, we are excited to create many more hundreds of skilled jobs in the region and empower thousands of local sellers to use the local infrastructure thus helping them save capital and grow,” said Akhil Saxena, Vice President, Customer Fulfilment for Asia, Amazon.

The campus will be inaugurated by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao next week. It will be done in the presence of Amazon’s global real estate and facilities director John Schoettler and Amazon India senior VP and country manager Amit Agarwal.



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