Once completed by the year 2011, the Infopark at Kochi will offer a
low cost plug, play the BPO part and provide over 50,000 jobs in the
over 160 acres of land at the Kunnathunadu and Puthencuruz village
near Kochi, the Infopark will also to promote eco-tourism.
foundation stone for the Infopark, Kerala Chief Minister V S
Achutanandan said: “The Infopark will be operational by 2011 for
which the allocation funds have already been allotted. Once
complete, the Infopark will be able to generate 50,000 jobs in the
master plan has been designed purely on eco and tourism friendly
module by utilizing the possibilities of the nearby river
Kadampurzha,” he said.
has made tremendous achievement in IT sector which is evident with
that when the government came in power there were two parks and now
there are 10 such parks are underway the master plan for the same
has been prepared and SEZ has also been received,” he added.
facilities planned include commercial and recreational zone,
business hotels and employee friendly facilities like sports,
healthcare, food and entertainment.
Infopark at Kakkanad recorded total revenue of rupees 4.63 billion
rupees Last year it added 2,500 IT professionals taking the total
number to 9,000.
service firms are looking to throw open their gates yet again to
prospective employees as the gloom of the global recession lifts
from the 60 billion dollars industry and demand for outsourcing
This is in
stark contrast to the scenario a few months back when most of them
had frozen salaries, promotions and, in some cases, saw their first
ever declines in quarterly headcount additions.