In a big boost to the newly formed Indian state of Telangana, Google, the largest search engine in the world will be building its largest head-quarters outside the United States, according to Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao.
The magnificent campus will come up in Hyderabad at an investment of Rs 1,000 crore,
Mr Rama Rao, who is in the US, tweeted. “Excited to announce that Google & Govt of Telangana have inked an MoU (memorandum of understanding) to build their largest campus (outside US) in Hyderabad (sic),”
“First campus in Asia. 2 million sq ft space would be built. Investment of Rs 1,000 crore and in four years employee size to double from 6,500 to 13,000,” the minister said.
David Radcliffe, the Vice-president of Workplace at Google Inc and Telangana IT secretary Mr Jayesh Ranjan signed the MoU at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California on May 12, 2015, he added.
Google currently has its offices in Bangalore, Delhi and Hyderabad in India.