Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Stalin to lay stone for IT Park at Navalpattu today

Source : The Hindu

The 50,000- square feet facility will be ready in 10 months

Stalin to hand over land allotment orders to nine IT companies

He will also lay the foundation stones for 1,837 projects

TIRUCHI: After a prolonged period of expectation, the Information Technology Park for Tiruchi is set to become a reality. Deputy Chief Minister M.K.Stalin will lay the foundation stone for the IT Park at Navalpattu in the outskirts of the city on Thursday.

Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu will build a common facility centre spread over 50,000 square feet at the park within 10 months.

The centre and other infrastructure at the IT Park are to be created at an investment of about Rs.28.46 crore.

Tiruchi ranks next only to Coimbatore among the Tier-II cities in the State in attracting IT companies. Mr.Stalin would hand over the land allotment orders to nine IT companies, which have come forward to set up shop at the Park.

At a function to be held at IT Park site, Mr.Stalin will also inaugurate the newly formed Tiruverambur taluk, the ninth in the district, the new Uzhavar Sandhai at Tiruverambur, declare open the new buildings for Manapparai Government District Headquarters Hospital, the Thottiyam Government Hospital, and those of several other government agencies.

He will also lay the foundation stones for 1,837 development projects sanctioned at a total cost of Rs.68.73 crore and inaugurate 940 project works executed at a total cost of Rs.29.82 crore. He will also distribute welfare assistance worth Rs.28.74 crore to 4,777 beneficiaries, including revolving funds to the tune of Rs.1 crore to 1,000 women’s self help groups and Rs.24 crore as credit to 2,000 SHGs.


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