(also called Taramani
) () is an area in the south Indian city of Chennai
. It is known for IT parks like Tidel Park
, ASCENDAS, Elnet Software City, and TICEL Biotech Park
which are situated in this area. It is located adjacent to the posh residential locality of Adyar
in south Chennai.Tidel Park
, an information technology
that houses many IT companies, is the first of its kind in south India. Before building this IT park the land in which it is located is mostly a vacant land and the remaining space for parking is taken from MGR film city.
Tharamani borders the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
, one of the seven IIT
. Tharamani is home to several research labs and institutions, such as Central Leather Research Institute
(CLRI), Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute
(CEERI), National Environmental Engineering Research Institute
(NEERI), and Voluntary Health Services
and the most renowned polytechnic of Tamil Nadu
, Central Polytechnic (CPT). 80% of those who have studied at CPT are working abroad. The National Institute of Fashion Technology
(NIFT), is also present in Taramani. Further south, several small scale industries and factories are located in the Vikram Sarabhai Instronics Estate.
The World Bank
opened one of its largest offices in Taramani to house its growing financial and technical support services. The facility is on a plot near Ascendas.
The area is served by several buses. There is a bus terminus in Taramani.... Read More