Hotspot Alert: The IT Sector in Chennai flocks Sholinganallur

This arrival of Information Technology business parks and steadfast Special Economic Zones (SEZ) has invigorated the dawn of Sholinganallur as the IT hub of Chennai. Given the fact that it is surrounded by other IT-prevalent regions like Perungudi, Siruseri and Taramani, there’s no wonder that Sholinganallur is rapidly increasing its IT-based population. The fact that it is well-connected by roads and trains, branching off in every direction is also a huge component of that. More importantly, Tamil Nadu Government\\\’s Industrial Development Corporation TIDCO is, quite succeeding, attempting to make a Financial City out of Sholinganallur so that it can be home to international financial establishments.

The incursion of corporations like Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Automotive Robotics, eBay, Cognizant, HCL Technologies, Tech Mahindra and PayPal in this region have made Sholinganallur a promising residential zone for the IT crowd. The brilliant infrastructure, several employment prospects and excellent asset appreciation all also contribute to the increasing flock of IT sector. The foremost locations that are major residential areas in this region are Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Panaiyur, MGR Nagar and Akkarai which are situated in the East Coast Region. To fuel the rising interest from the IT field, Tamil Nadu Government\\\’s Housing Board has created an ancillary community at Shollinganallur with IT gardens, institutes, common areas, parks and a transportation end.

The town is right next to the impending full 200 acres of National Maritime University campus. Several real estate agents are taking advantage of the influx of population and are building societies and offering facilities such as infirmaries, schools, colleges and entertainment centres in the region. Experts predict that the rising popularity of this region is not coming to a halt any time soon. The amenities offered by the officials in this region will only fuel its growth and soon, every IT based company in Chennai will dominate Sholinganallur and its subsidiaries.

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