SIPCOT IT Park
is the largest Information Technology
Park in Asia, located in Padur, Siruseri
, along the IT Corridor
. It is developed in 1000 acres (4 km<sup>2</sup>) of land by SIPCOT
, the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu
, a fully government-owned institution.
TCS has acquired 70 acres (280,000 m²) of land at a cost of about Rs.13 crore at the new IT Park at Siruseri near Chennai. The $250-million TCS building built to house a staff of 30,000 working in it and designed by the Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott
was inaugurated on 23 February 2011 by Danilo Astori
, the vice-president of Uruguay. This is the largest project attracted by this IT park.Other notable companies within SIPCOT include:
- Educational institutions
Most of the organizations within SIPCOT have their own transportation, including buses, tempo travellers
and smaller vehicles, to ferry their employees. Very few people use private transportation for commuting to SIPCOT, possibly due to the great distance between SIPCOT and their homes.
No thoroughfare is allowed within SIPCOT.... Read More