|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Sriperumbudur|
Irungattukottai is a fast emerging neighborhood of Chennai strategically located on the Chennai- Bangalore Highway (NH4).It is located approximately 34 kms from downtown Chennai . Divisionally, Irungatttukottai is part of the Kancheepuram District.
Over the last decade, Irungattukottai has seen significant investments by large manufacturing industries and the Tamil Nadu Government.
The State Industries Promotions Corporation of Tamil Nadu ( SIPCOT) has set up a large industrial complex aimed primarily at the manufacturing industry as well as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for the footwear industry.
Irungattukottai is also the location of Hyundai Motors large manufacturing facility. The plant located here forms a critical part of Hyundai's global export hub. It currently exports to around 85 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and the Asia Pacific.
Colleges and Schools
A number of engineering colleges and schools are located at Irungattukottai.
SVCE was founded by the Sri Venkateswara Educational and Health Trust (SVEHT) in 1985. The Trust was founded on August 1, 1984 at the behest of Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal. The college, established by the Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation(SPIC) group, a prominent petro-chemical corporation in India, is said to be among the top engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu, and a Tier-I institution among self-financing colleges.
Maharishi Vidya Mandir
The school, located at VGN, Brixton, is affiliated to the CBSE board and has classes from LKG to VIII.
St Johns International Residential School
Over the last few years, a large number of specialty dining restaurants have emerged at Irungattukottai. These restaurants cater to the large number of South Korean expats who work primarily for Hyundai and other Korean companies in Irungattukottai.These restaurants are primarily located on the NH4 highway.
Choki Dhani- A Rajasthan themed entertainment center and also serves traditional rajasthani cuisine.
Muscat Bakery and Restaurant
The Irungattukottai Race Track - permanent motor racing circuit is also located in this town.
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