Paranur

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Paranur
பரனூர்
village
The Infosys Building in Mahindra World City, New Chennai
Paranur is located in Tamil Nadu
Paranur
Paranur
Paranur is located in India
Paranur
Paranur
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°43′51″N 79°59′01″E / 12.73077°N 79.98368°E / 12.73077; 79.98368Coordinates: 12°43′51″N 79°59′01″E / 12.73077°N 79.98368°E / 12.73077; 79.98368
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kancheepuram
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 602***
Telephone code +91-44

Paranur is a village in India near the busy GST Road or National Highway 45. It has a railway station and few hundred houses, and is 44 km from Chennai International Airport in Tirusulam. Paranur has been declared a special economic zone (SEZ) since October 2005; companies like Infosys and BMW have started units in this village.

About the Railway Station[edit]

The Paranur railway station is the first of its kind in the public-private partnership between a private company and the Indian railways. Befitting this trendsetting venture, Shilpa Architects [1] has incorporated several design elements that capture global best practices in amenities for rail passengers from other countries where high volume of passenger traffic combines efficiency and passenger comfort.

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