The MeitY released the draft data centre policy which said that the government will provide “infrastructure status” for the data centre sector, at par with Railways, Roadways, and Power. The status will help the sector avail long-term credit at easier terms and will give a boost to the investments. The policy will simplify clearances for setting up data centres and declare it as an Essential Service, which means continuity of services even during times of calamities.

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