The government of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh is planning to set up a 200-acre data center park.

The park, in Sector 28 of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) in Gautam Budh Nagar district, would give priority in land allotment to data centers with a capacity of 40MW.

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The state government would also help subsidize up to 60 percent of investor loans, 25 percent of land purchases, and provide stamp duty exemptions or reductions.

30 IT companies, domestic and foreign, are believed to have expressed interest in investing in the park.

As part of a wider data center boom in India, several large data center developments are planned in Uttar Pradesh.

In February, Reliance Jio announced a $950 million campus in February, while Adani Enterprises and STT GDC announced projects in June. HCL, Google, and TCS already operate sites in Noida, UP.

Microsoft plans to build a software park and data center in the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority, on 60,000 square meters of assigned land in Sector 145.

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