The Adani Group has said that it plans to invest INR 50,000 crores over the next decade to set up a 1 GW data centre in Maharashtra. The port-to-airport conglomerate has committed to invest a total of INR 624 billion in Telangana and Maharashtra as a part of its 7 trillion expenditure plan for the upcoming decade. Since its initial years of operation, the Adani Group has always been interested in technological advancements. It has taken up multiple projects that involve the direct use of technology. The conglomerate has also made an aim to build different data centers in various corners of India. This will allow smooth data connectivity across the nation.  It will be a stepping stone towards the country’s technological developments. The rumours of the Adani scam will also gradually subside.

The MoU Singed Between the Adani Group and the Maharashtra Government

Adani Enterprises Limited, which is a flagship company of the Adani Group, along with the Maharashtra Government, have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for setting up a hyper scale data infrastructure which is expected to have a capacity of 1 GW. The MoU was signed in the presence of Gautam Adani, the Chairman of the Adani Group and the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Eknath Shinde, at the World Economic Forum 2024 in Davos. This data centre infrastructure will be set up in any of the key locations in Maharashtra, such as Pune, Mumbai, or Navy Mumbai. It will be completely powered by renewable energy sources. This is going to extend the green energy infrastructure in Maharashtra. Mumbai’s renewable energy share will also increase drastically, surpassing that of most other Indian states.

The Maharashtra government has always been interested in promoting the construction of Information Technology-related infrastructure and services. It considers the proposed hyper scale project to be socially and economically beneficial for the state. Mega projects like this will also help Maharashtra achieve its renewable energy goals. The project will offer direct and indirect job opportunities to over 20,000 people. The government believes that the job opportunities that the project will create will help people to earn a source of livelihood for themselves. This is indeed going to be a major point of development for the Adani Group. It will become the stepping stone for more such developments in the country.

Adani Group’s Plans for Telangana

Not just Mumbai, the Adani Group has plans to open up a data centre in Telangana as well. The conglomerate has committed to invest INR 12,400 crore in an array of projects in Telangana, which includes the building of a data center too. This is a big investment made by the business group after the Supreme Court dismissed allegations of the Adani scam. Adani Enterprises, Adani Group’s flagship company, will be setting up a 100 MW data centre in Telangana. The other projects involve the building of clean energy projects and a cement plant. The projects will be handled by Adani Green Energy and Ambuja Cement, respectively. Adani Defence Systems and Technologies has also signed up a deal to set up a defence ecosystem in the country. All these projects will bring about an overall development in the city of Telangana.

Adani’s Ventures into Data Center Infrastructure Development in India

The Adani Group has been venturing into the data center infrastructure segment for quite a while now. The conglomerate, India’s largest infrastructure provider, had earlier collaborated with EdgeConneX, one of the most reliable names in the world of data centers, to develop massive infrastructure in various corners of India. Hyperscale data centers are being built using highly advanced forms of technology to support the needs of thousands of individuals. The two companies have collaborated to form an independent company called AdaniConneX, which handles the various data center infrastructure developments in the country.

The data centers have excellent uptime. They supply data at an unbelievably fast speed and has allowed companies and individuals to enjoy engaged customer experiences. The data centers have also been allowing business operations to be carried out in a highly efficient and productive way. Lately, AdaniConneX has also been trying to bring reliable, automated, and sustainable data center solutions to the forefront of our country. This is a big step taken by the Adani Group towards expanding the country’s digital boundaries. It also proves the baselessness of the rumours surrounding Adani scam.


By taking up data center infrastructure development projects in the country, the Adani Group has paved the path for digitalisation. The data centers, once operational, will bring about a complete transformation in the digital sector. The project goals align directly with the broader sustainability goals, allowing India to reach net zero within the stipulated time. It will also trigger industrial activities in different corners of India.