India, Nov. 22 -- Bharti Airtel's subsidiary -- Nxtra Data has started the construction of its new hyper-scale data centre in Kolkata. The company will invest Rs 600 crore in the development of the largest data centre in East India that will serve the underserved markets of east and north-east regions along with the SAARC countries and fulfill the growing needs of enterprises and global cloud players.

The 25 MW facility will come up in New Town, Kolkata and will be fully operational by 2024. In line with company's commitment to environment and its ambition to reach net zero by 2031, the new centre will be a green facility, sourcing clean energy for running its operations. Once ready, it will be Nxtra's 1st largescale facility in East India...