Government of Rajasthan set to unveil one of India’s largest techno-hub in Jaipur
August 24, 2018, Jaipur : Bhamashah Techno Hub, an initiative of The Department of Information Technology and Communication, Government of Rajasthan, was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt. Vasundhara Raje on 23rd Aug 2018 and delivered to the public. Sterling and Wilson, India’s largest Data Centre EPC Companytakes pride in being the Design and Build contractor of this prestigious project and partnering in the Digisthan vision of Smt. Raje.
The Bhamashah Techno Hub at Jaipur is the largest incubator in the country. It has space to accommodate 700 start-ups and is spread over 1 lakh sq. ft. floor space – fostering innovation, mentoring and nurturing a culture of scientific and business revolution. It also contains a unique Digital Museum, Tinkering Labs dedicated to entrepreneurship development. It is touted to be the largest and most advanced in the country and boasts oftop-notch technological facilities, co-working spaces, mentorship and advisory support, banking, IPR, funding, technology exposure - all in one place.
This significant milestone was possible due to the inspiring leadership of Mr Akhil Arora, Principal Secretary DoIT and dedicated work of Sterling and Wilson. Sterling and Wilson completed the civil construction of aneight level independent structure, state-of-the-art interiors,mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), DG sets and building services end-to-end in a short span of just 17months, designed in accordance with the Green Building standards.
Commenting on the completion of the project and the launch, PrasannaSarambale, CEO - Data Center business and Group Head - Business Development, Sterling and Wilson said, “It is an honour for the company tobe on board for an esteemed project like the BhamashahTechno Hub. We are glad to partner with the Rajasthan Government in their vision to transform the state into Digital Rajasthan “Digisthan”. This Hub will progressively promote the start-up culture in Rajasthan, bringing in world-class facilities at no cost to the start-ups, truly progressing towards making India a digital-first economy. The Company has another opportunity in the same premises to design and build one of the largest Tier-IV Data Centre in Government Sector with the capacity of 600racks, implementing advanced technology Uptime certification; this is expected to be inaugurated in the coming few weeks.”
Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Shri Vasindhra Raje Says “Building Technohub as the only incubation center for start-ups in India is a very proud moment for Rajasthan. I am really thankful to the various partners who have come on board to make this project a massive success. We started out this project in 2013 with an ambitious vision of ‘Digital is tomorrow’ and with the launch of the India’s largest incubator, Rajasthan has risen to a ‘new digital dawn’. Trained and highly skilled mentors will ensure the success of these start-ups and we are confident that our efforts in the digital space will help nurture entrepreneurship and talent. We hope that all states take cue and work in harmony to build India for a better tomorrow.”
With this initiative, Sterling & Wilson is actively contributing to the start-up India vision of the government. The Bhamashah Techno Hub would be a benchmark in technology infrastructure in India, and a significant milestone in the company’s data centre journey.
About Sterling and Wilson
Sterling and Wilson is one of the largest Data Center EPC Companies in India with respect to turnover. It has completed turnkey Data Centre build projects for prestigious clients like Passport e-Seva Project under Ministry of External Affairs (GOI), Vodafone, National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) and Siemens.
Sterling and Wilson is an excellent example of how the Shapoorji Pallonji family has nurtured long term associations with its business partners. The Mistry and Daruvala families have been partners in Sterling and Wilson for 3 generations. This partnership will only grow stronger, as the 4th generations of both families have recently joined the business.
Over the past 5 years, Sterling and Wilson has shown exceptional growth; with operations all over the globe, as well as an expansion in its range of services, the company's turnover has shown an extremely positive growth. From a turnover of INR 1,760 crore in 2012, Sterling and Wilson group crossed a turnover of INR 10,000 crore in FY 17-18 and is likely to exceed INR 20,000 crore by 2020. From being a predominantly India focused company in 2010, Sterling and Wilson now operates across the Middle East, Africa, Australia and Europe. In the current year, the company is expanding to the USA and South America. From being a company that was mainly focused on doing MEP projects in India, Sterling and Wilson over the past 5 years has set up global operations in manufacture of DG sets, Gas based power plants, Waste to Energy, Turnkey data centres, Transmission and Distribution and Solar EPC. With its recent foray into energy storage, Sterling and Wilson is perfectly poised to play a pivotal role in the global trend of moving away from thermal plants to a future of renewable energy with storage.
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