Microsoft to build world-class technology hub in Uttar Pradesh

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Lucknow, June 29: Siddharth Nath Singh, Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Investment and Export Promotion of the State, said that on the directions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the virtual road-show made to attract foreign investors in Uttar Pradesh has achieved a  big success.

Rajiv Kumar, Managing Director and Corporate President, Microsoft India, while agreeing to build a world-class technology hub in Uttar Pradesh, said that the company would set up a 4,000-capacity campus in Greater Noida.

Siddharth Nath Singh was discussing with Rajiv Kumar and his team on Monday through video conferencing.

The Minister told Rajiv Kumar that sufficient amount of land is available for the construction of the campus, they can visit the land whenever they want.

The Minister added that Uttar Pradesh government has made arrangements to provide all possible support and facilities to the investors in the state. In Uttar Pradesh, the state government will provide Red Carpet facility for setting up campus for Microsoft Company.

He said that with the establishment of this campus, Uttar Pradesh will prove to be very helpful in making India an electronic hub. In addition, significant achievement will be achieved in the field of state technology.

He said that with the establishment of Microsoft Campus, Uttar Pradesh will move rapidly towards self-sufficiency in the field of technology and the youth of this place will escalate the pride of Uttar Pradesh by becoming proficient in the technical field.

Siddharth Nath Singh told Rajiv Kumar that the state government was setting up an electronic city near Jewar (Gautam Buddha Nagar) Airport. The state government is determined to provide all necessary facilities to the units to be set up in this city.

โ€œThe government has given prominence to this sector due to the immense potential for development of electronic city in the state. Companies like TCS, Wipro, Haier are setting up their enterprises in Noida-Greater Noida,โ€ minister added.

Appreciating these steps of the state government, Rajiv Kumar said that the team of the company will visit the land soon and the process of campus construction will be started at the earliest.

He said that in Hyderabad and Bangalore, Microsoft Company has a campus of 5000 and 2000 capacity respectively. The company wants to build a technology hub in North India. Greater Noida-Noida has been chosen for this.

Industrial Development Commissioner Alok Tandon and Additional Chief Secretary, MSME Navneet Sehgal were also present on the occasion.