The Coimbatore IT Park is projected to come up in the sprawling 27 acres Coimbatore Medical College grounds. The international standard IT Park would also have the provision for housing, shopping complex, school and community hall to develop as an IT Township on the whole. Works are in progress and is estimated to be ready for production very soon.
The city, Coimbatore, is fast developing as a major IT hub with big names like Cognizant, Robert Bosch, Nous Infosystems, KG Design Services, CG-Vak Software & Export, KG Information Systems, Pricol Technologies, Sharp Info Solutions and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) already operating from the city. Thus, it has become an absolute necessity to bring the IT sector under a common umbrella to provide an International experience.
With an estimated target of $1 billion IT export within the next five years, Coimbatore IT Park would focus mainly on IT Enabled Services (ITES).IT enabled engineering services like design service for auto-component, motor and pumps and textile machinery sectors have also expressed special interest.
Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT) and TIDCO are the two agencies responsible for the progress in work and they have been joined by Wipro and TCS for the promotion.Wipro and TCS are investing on 1.2 million square feet and would employ 12,000 people in this project. Together with ELCOT and TIDCO, Wipro and TCS are also funding to make roadways leading comfortably to the site.
STPI, BSNL and VSNL and the District Collector with members from the Government and industry would lead the Coimbatore IT Park IT Council.
Last Updated on 24 August 2012