Technopark celebrated its 26th year of inception on 28th July, 2016. Since 1990, TP is in the forefront of developing & promoting IT/ITeS Sector in Kerala with its pride as the first IT park in India and continues to grow at an astonishing pace while keeping up with the changes in trends and technology as well as the vision of the State. On our 26th Anniversary, here is an overview of Technopark Trivandrum and where we stand today.
Technopark, located in Thiruvananthapuram, the beautiful capital city of Kerala, is an autonomous society promoted by the Government of Kerala. Renowned as the country’s first IT Park and the one of the largest one in India in terms of built up space, Technopark is reputed as one among the world’s greenest Technopolis.
Often referred to as one of Asia’s Best IT parks, it houses a workforce that consists of over 50000 personnel, employed in more than 350 companies on the campus. Technopark is extensively laid out across a massive 760 acres of land, with 9.33 million sq. ft. of completed built up space and 3.5 million sq. ft. space where work is currently in progress. The urbane Technopark campus, with a visually striking combination of architectural and sculptural forms, consists of Phase 1 ‐ 150 acres (SEZ 31 acres), Phase 2 ‐ 86 acres (SEZ 86 acres), Phase 3 ‐ 92 acres (SEZ 27 acres), Technocity – 423 acres (SEZ 141.01 acres) and TP Kollam ‐ 4.46 acres (SEZ 4.46 acres).
Some of the biggest names in IT like Infosys, UST Global, TCS, Allianz Cornhill, Oracle, IBS Software, Accenture, Envestnet, D+H , QUEST, Tata Elxsi, Aegis Software, Suntec Business Solutions, RR Donnelly, Toonz Animation, Ernst & Young and Speridian Technologies, Navigant to name a few, have set up office at Technopark. The campus also is abode to several CMMI Level 5, CMMI Level 3 and ISO 9001:2008 certified companies.
Technopark diligently aims to provide au courant infrastructure and support facilities to IT/ITeS and electronics companies that would help them function from an unparalleled, self‐reliant location. Flanked by other services like the Technopark Club that includes a gym, swimming pool, restaurant and sporting facilities, the Techno‐mall shopping complex, the Technopark guesthouse, Private IT parks by individual companies, Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and the Technology Business Incubator, life at Technopark is on a class of its own.
When it comes to IT parks, Technopark occupies a position right at the by inventively providing business incubation facilities for start‐up firms. Technopark Technology Business Incubator (T‐TBI) aims to provide economically plug and play facilities to startups in the IT/ITeS fields, and its efforts in this regard have been widely appreciated across the world.
In addition to the meticulously built‐up office space, Technopark provides a seamless connectivity experience, either directly or through private partners. There is a satellite earth station inside the Phase 1 campus as well.