Amazon commenced work on its biggest campus in Hyderabad

Apr 1, 2016 08:08 IST

Amazon, the global e-commerce and cloud services firm, on 30 March 2016 commenced work on its biggest campus at Hyderabad in India. It is the largest campus outside the United States (US) for Amazon.

The campus spread over 10 acres of land in Gachibowli is part of 2 billion dollar investment announced by the company in India. 

Telangana IT and Panchayat Raj Minister KT Rama Rao laid the foundation stone for this India’s biggest Campus.

This is Amazon's second significant investment in Telangana in one year. In June 2015, it had inaugurated one of its biggest fulfillment centres in Hyderabad.

About Amazon in Hyderabad

• Amazon was established its backend operations in Hyderabad in 2005-06.

• At present thousands of Amazonians work in Hyderabad lending backend support to Indian business and also across the world.

• The global online retailer began the work on the facility, a day after India opened the sector for 100 percent foreign equity, though with riders.

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