Friday, September 25, 2009

It's OFFICIAL - Tiruchi IT park will be inaugurated next month

The news from The Hindu confirms the previous news that IT Park becoming a reality soon. This is a great news considering upcoming IIM along with BIM , Anna University in close vicinity and also spurring an inclusive demographic growth in TamilNadu.


The Tiruchi IT Park, at Navalpattu in the outskirts of the city, would be inaugurated next month, said Santhosh Babu, Managing Director, Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT), here on Friday.

The Information Technology Park, covering an area of about 147 acres of land, has already been notified as a Special Economic Zone by the Union government. Orders on allotment of lands to about 10 IT companies, including Cognizant Technology Solutions, would be issued within the next few days.

Work on creating the infrastructure such as compound walls, roads, drains and cable network at the park premises had begun. Construction of about 50,000 square feet of built space to serve as an incubation centre of the ELCOT at a cost of Rs.14 crore would begin within the next few days, Mr. Babu told media persons.

Stating that the government was taking all steps to promote tier II cities as IT destinations, Mr. Babu maintained that there had been a good response from IT companies to the Tiruchi IT Park and 16 firms had applied for allotment of land.

“We held a meeting with the companies and they have promised to start construction as soon the park is inaugurated,” he said.

ELCOT had also planned to hold ‘Empower IT’ meet in Tiruchi, probably next month, to bring students and employers on a common platform so that candidates could understand the industrial requirements and equip them accordingly.

Source: The Hindu

1 comment:

  1. Slowly IT park is shaping up in Trichy.Hope IT companies start their operations after the inauguration.