Technopark Celebrates 20th Year
Technopark, the first and largest IT Park in India celebrates its 20th year of existence. Technopark in Trivandrum, Kerala is home to about 185 companies and around 30,000 professionals. The decision to establish Technopark in Trivandrum was made in July 1990. The foundation stone was laid by the then Chief Minister of Kerala, Sri. E K Nayanar on 31st March 1991. Technopark was formally inaugurated by the then Prime Minister P.V Narasimha Rao in November 1995.
Technopark is one of the best investments made by the Government of Kerala. Initially the project was conceived to generate 5000 direct employments and 20000 indirect employments. Today the Technopark employs around 30,000 professionals directly and around 1 Lakh people indirectly. Technopark campus is the place in Kerala where most number of people employed in a single campus. MNCs entry into Kerala was through Technopark. Well known MNCs like Ernst & Young, Allianz Cornhill and UST Global have their operations in Technopark.
India’s first and second largest IT companies, TCS and Infosys have their operations in Technopark. TCS currently have their training center, and soon they are setting up their Development Center in Technopark. India’s third largest IT company, HCL is also setting up their own campus in Technopark phase III. Technopark authorities revealed that worlds largest IT giants IBM and Oracle are in talks with Technopark to set up shop here.
Technopark is a great place to work. It is the place which made revolutionary changes in the work culture of Kerala. Winkerala.com wishes Technopark every success.