SIPCOT IT Park

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Coordinates: 12°49′33″N 80°12′58″E / 12.82590°N 80.21607°E / 12.82590; 80.21607

SIPCOT IT Park Information Technology located in Siruseri, along the IT Corridor, Chennai, India. It is developed in 581.2 acres (4 km2) of land by SIPCOT, the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu, a fully government-owned institution.

Places[edit]

Companies[edit]

TCS has acquired 70 acres (280,000 m²) of land at a cost of about Rs. 13 crore at the new IT Park at Siruseri near Chennai. The $250-millikk building built to house a staff of 30,000 working in it and designed by the Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott was inaugurated on 23 February 2001 by Danilo Astori, the vice-president of Uruguay.[1] It is the largest IT office in Asia.[2] The Pin code of SIPCOT IT Park, Padur is 603103.[3]

TCS complex in Siruseri IT Park.

It has parking space to accommodate 2000 cars. A signature tower is being built 132 metres high with 28 floors.[citation needed]

Educational institutions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Most of the organizations within SIPCOT have their own transportation, including buses, tempo travellers and smaller vehicles, to shuttle their employees.

The public buses that stop at SIPCOT are 102 (going to Broadway), 105 (going to Tambaram),521H (Broadway to Thiruporur), 570 and 568C (going to CMBT), 519 and 19B (going to T Nagar), M19B,523 (going to Thiruvanmiyur), M5 (going to Adyar), B19 (Kelambakkam to Sholinganallur) T151 (going to Tambaram), 552K (Keelkatalai to kovalam), 517K (Pallavaram to kelambakkam) and 517T (Pallavaram to Thiruporur). All these buses originate at Kelambakkam or Covelong.

From November 2012 onwards, CMTC had introduced special AC/Deluxe bus services to SIPCOT as follows,

  • 570S From CMBT – 8 Buses.
  • 570 From CMBT to Kelambakam – 8 Buses.
  • 102 From Broadway to Kelambakam - 2 Buses
  • 19B (Cut Service) - Saidapet to Siruseri
  • 570A From Ambattur to Siruseri
  • 219 From Avadi to Siruseri
  • 219B From Madhyakailash via Medavakkam, velachery - 3 Buses
  • 119B From Madhyakailash via Kamakshi hospital, Pallavarm ring road, velachery - 3 Buses
  • 319B From Madhyakailash via OMR - 3 Buses

Major incidents[edit]

Murder of TCS employee[edit]

A 24-year-old woman working in Tata Consultancy services went missing while she was on her way home on the night of 13 February 2014 after work in Siruseri IT park. She was last seen alive in a CCTV footage of her leaving office alone at 10:14 PM local time. A body, later found in a bush within the SIPCOT IT Park premises by passers-by, was identified as hers. She was murdered on February 13 and her decomposed body was recovered on 22 February 2014. Three Construction workers are accused and arrested by the CB-CID police. Close on the heels of the rape and murder of the employee, women's groups held discussions and protests in the city. They demanded a proactive approach by the government and the corporate sector in ensuring women's safety.[5][6][7][8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "India, Uruguay to sign pact to avoid double taxation". Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Chennai Daily". Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Google
  4. ^ hackerworld.co.in
  5. ^ "Chennai techie rape and murder: Two more accused arrested". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "TCS employee sexually assaulted, murdered: Tamil Nadu Police". Zee News. Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  7. ^ "Chennai: 2 held for rape-murder of TCS employee". http://www.hindustantimes.com/. Retrieved 12 March 2016.  External link in |work= (help)
  8. ^ "Chennai techie murder: Protesters demand better safety measures for women IT professionals". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 March 2016.