Thursday, December 27, 2007

Navalpattu likely to come under Trichy Corporation

Per Hindu magazine today (, Navalpattu along with Panayakurichi, Keezha Mullaikudi, Kuvalakudi, Agaram, Cholamadevi, Gundur, Chozhanganallur, Nachikurichi, Keezhakurichi, Kambarasampettai and Malliampathu are to be brought under the Corporation.

The villages are now under the Tiruverambur, Manikandam and Andhanallur unions. The population of these villages range from a minimum of about 2,293 (Kuvalakudi) to 30,000 (Agaram).

Once the merger is through, the Tiruchi Corporation land area would increase to 223.23 square kilometres from 146.90 The population (as per the 1991 census) would increase to 8.60 lakh from 7.52 lakh. The council resolution would be forwarded to the government for follow-up action.

Friday, December 7, 2007

More good news - SEZ notification for IT Park soon

As stated in Hindu

As stated in Dinamalar

Highlights of the news as stated by the above link. The good news is that work might begin as early as Feb or March 2008

The 147-acre site was inspected by Union Commerce Ministry Development Commissioner of B. Vijayan recently. The inspection was to rule out the presence of residential areas, places of worship, public thoroughfares or agricultural land in the site. Following the notification that would pave way for appointment of Customs officials for the IT Park, the Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT) would undertake authorised operation.

The ELCOT, which has prepared the park layout, has placed it before its Board for approval. Road and infrastructure works would be undertaken in a 50-acre expanse on the park premises, ELCOT Managing Director C. Umashankar said.

Works in the 50-acre area as well as construction of the one million square feet built-up space would be undertaken through a Special Purpose Vehicle Joint Venture that the ELCOT would have with a private partner.

Cognizant Technology Solutions and Sutherlands Global Services have been allotted 10 acres each in the IT Park