Indian multinational conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government to establish a data centre at state’s Kanchipuram.
The MoU was signed at Coimbatore by L&T Data Center Business Head Sudhir Mahajan and Pooja Kulkarni, CEO of the Guidance, which is Tamil Nadu’s nodal agency for investment promotion and single window facilitation.
L&T will establish 90 MW capacity Data Centres and associated units in a phased manner in Kanchipuram over the next five years.
The company envisages to employ around 1100 people (600 direct and 500 indirect) in the project.
The Tamil Nadu government will provide uninterrupted power supply and other infrastructure support on a best-effort basis that will bring tangible economic and social benefits to the people of the state.
Commenting on this occasion, L&T MD and CEO S N Subrahmanyan said, “Tamil Nadu is on a growth trajectory, and we are delighted to partner with the Government of Tamil Nadu to propel this growth by building a data centre that will further trigger development by attracting investments and generating jobs for the people of Kanchipuram”.
L&T will be establishing hyperscale Data Centres at Kanchipuram to provide comprehensive solutions and end to end data center services, with multi-cloud managed and cyber security services, digital transformation integration services and application integration services, the company said in a release.