Amazon sets up major global base in Hyderabad

21st August 2019
Amazon sets up major global  base in Hyderabad
From left: Amit Agarwal, SVP & Country Head, Amazon India; Minister, Home, Government of Telangana, Mohammad Mahmood Ali; Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce & IT Department, Govt. of Telangana; John Schoettler, Vice President, Global Real Estate and Facilities, Amazon and Deepti Varma, Director HR, India and Middle East, Amazon at the inauguration of the Hyderabad centre on August 21 2019

Hyderabad, August 22, 2019: Amazon has opened  its largest campus building anywhere worldwide, in this city.
It is the only Amazon-owned campus outside the US and will house over 15,000 employees of its over 62,000 employee base in India. The new campus building was inaugurated by Mohammed Mahmood Ali,  Home Minister, Govt. of Telangana, in the presence of Amit Agarwal, SVP and Country Head, Amazon India and John Schoettler, VP, Global Real Estate and Facilities, Amazon.
With 15,000 work points across 1.8 million square feet in office space, built on 3 million square feet of construction area, this is Amazon’s single largest building in the world in terms of total area. The infrastructure has been developed in adherence to Amazon’s exacting standards, designed to facilitate inclusion of employees with special needs and support its diverse workforce.
Said Amit Agarwal, SVP & Country Manager, Amazon India: “We are excited to inaugurate our largest campus building globally here in India at Hyderabad. Over these last 15 years we have invested significantly in India across 30 office spaces, the AWS APAC Region in Mumbai, 50 Fulfilment Centers in 13 states of India as well as hundreds of delivery stations and sort centres, creating nearly 200,000 jobs in India. This new Amazon campus building is a tangible commitment to that long-term thinking and our plans for India.”