of the biggest e-commerce giant Amazon Inc., opened its largest
campus building in the world in Hyderabad’s financial district,
South India. It prepares for expansion and fights with its
long-standing rival Walmart Inc.
facility of this big giant is spread over 9.5 acres, which comprises
of three million square feet built-up area. Amazon Inc. is the first
owned office building outside the US, which has a capacity three
times more than the number of people, the US building does. Due to
its huge build-up area, it is the single largest building in the
world. At present Amazon has 62,000 employees working for it only in
Hyderabad in India. It was inaugurated by Telangana Home Minister Md.
Mahmood Ali, Amazon Vice-President Global Real Estates and Facility
Director John Schoettler and Amazon-India Senior Vice President and
Country Manager Amit Agarwal.
campus was built in three years period with few special facilities
like interfaith player room, mother’s room, quiet room, showers,
helipad, and 24 hours open cafeteria. The huge area is located near
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport and plans to expand it to 580,000
square feet by next year.
per the statement of Amit Agarwal, Amazon will also provide space for
the company’s tech manpower, software developers, and machine
learning scientist, etc in this campus. There is already a migration
of 4500 employees done to these new premises, and many more are
expected to join this team from other lease facilities.
has a very small portion of retail consumption. Therefore, there is
so much to grow an e-commerce business as per Agarwal.
conditions such as inflation, unemployment, monetary, and fiscal
policy would rarely affect the condition of the largest e-commerce
industries in India.
Inc. has done an investment of $5 billion so far, and another $500
million will be invested in food retail. Agarwal also added that
Amazon had stepped up exports from India to $5billion over the next
couple of years and it has already crossed $1 billion within two
years of its launch. There will be more facilities for services
like AWS, Kindle, Alexa, Amazon.in and Amazon Home Services, which is
provided on things like doorstep pick-up and electronics repair.
Amazon Inc. is also investing in other sectors within the nation.
Local media have reported, Amazon investing in food delivery,
negotiating with multiple food companies to kick start this line of
largely untapped country is critical to the global domination plans
of both Amazon and Walmart,” creating employment in India’s