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Edit Comment Close By: i1senthil (43 month(s) ago) kindly allow me to download above presentation Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Slide 1: Welcome To Chennai… Slide 2: Chennai, The Capital City of Tamil Nadu Chennai, one of the metropolitan cities in India, is often called the cultural capital of India for its deep- rooted traditions and long heritage. The city is a true reflection of this country's diversity. Chennai has flourished into a charming and welcoming city, in a time span of just over 350 years. This city encourages all forms of development, both modern technology and the traditional arts and crafts, and embraces a series of paradoxes. Slide 3: Chennai, The Capital City of Tamil Nadu Sprawled over an area of 200 square kilometers with the Bay of Bengal on the east. The city is the gateway to the rest of South India. There are abundant green patches found amidst the high-tech, high-rise buildings. Chennai, the fourth largest city in India has a population of around six million. From pre - Independence days to present, the people of Chennai have played an important role in constructing India's political destiny. Slide 4: Reach Chennai BY AIR : The Kamaraj Domestic Airport and the Anna International Airport are located at Meenambakkam about 20 kms from the city. Many major international airlines have regular direct flights to Chennai. Domestic airlines operate daily flights to all major cities of the country from the domestic terminal. Slide 5: Reach Chennai BY RAIL : Chennai is connected by rail with all major towns and cities in India. Main Railway Stationsof Chennai are, Chennai Central and Chennai Egmore. Trains operate from Egmore Junction to different parts of the state while interstate trains originate from Chennai Central Station. Slide 6: Reach Chennai BY ROAD : Chennai is connected by good network of roads with all important places in Tamil Nadu and other parts of India. Many private vehicles are also available for domestic and interstate transportation. Some major road distances from Chennai to other cities; Bangalore (334kms), Kolkata (1678kms), Hyderabad (704 kms), Trivandrum(790kms), Delhi (2095 km), Mumbai (1329 kms). Slide 7: Attractions At Chennai Chennai is situated by the side of the Bay of Bengal. Amongst the must visits, well highlighted by Chennai tourism is the second longest beach in the world - Marina Beach. This beautiful golden beach has shimmering sands that invite innumerable tourists especially during the evenings. A colonial structure in the city of Chennai worth visiting is the Santhome Cathedral. For the religious minded people, visit to the Kapaleeshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parthsarthy Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna is a must. Slide 8: Attractions At Chennai For animal lovers Guindy National Park and Snake Park of Chennai offer memorable experiences. Chennai also has the National Art Gallery that offers a good collection of old paintings and sculptures. The Theosophical Society is another must visit here. The lush green gardens with different shrines of various faiths attract tourists and pilgrims alike to Chennai. Slide 9: Attractions At Chennai An added attraction in the list of Chennai attractions is the Tidel Park, the home for the Information Technology Industry. It is spread over 1.28 million sq.ft. of built up area. The Tidel Park is an architectural marvel and houses several large national and international software companies in its premises. Slide 10: Tourist Destinations Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu is a popular tourist destination for people who travel to South India. There are a number of travel attractions in Chennai, including temples, gardens, museums, caves, beaches, churches, wildlife parks, etc. All these attractions make Chennai a perfect gateway of South India. Slide 11: Tourist Destinations Vivekananda House & Museum It is an imposing structure on the Marina beach along the South Beach Road. In 1897 Swami Vivekananda visited this city and stayed in this historic building in the year 1897 on his way to Calcutta, after his acclaimed speech at Chicago for the Parliament of Religions. The Government took over the building in 1930 and in 1963 it was named after Vivekananda. Photographs depicting the historical happenings associated with his life and books about him and his own written works are on display and sold here in the Museum. Slide 12: Tourist Destinations Elliot's Beach The Elliot beach is a calmer and quieter beach. It is an ideal place for lazy lounging and picnicking . The beach is situated near Adyar and the sea is safe for swimming. Fort St. George Fort St. George is the first fortress of British power in India and was built in 1654 and remodeled in 1749. The fort has a six-meter tall wall that withstood many invasions by Mughals in 1701, Marathas in 1741 and Hyder Ali during the late 18th century. Now the fort is turned into the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. Slide 13: Tourist Destinations Government Museum and National Art Gallery The Government Museum at Chennai is one of the finest museums in India. It has sections devoted to anthropology, botany, geology, numismatics, sculpture and zoology. The relics from the 2nd century AD Buddhist site 'Amaravati' and the souvenirs of the prehistoric South India are the most prized assets of the museum. The museum has a vast collection of carvings of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain faiths. There's also a good collection of South Indian musical instruments and jewelry, that are worth seeing. Slide 14: Tourist Destinations Government Museum and National Art Gallery The bronze gallery that has a superb collection of ancient icons & modern bronzes are really lucrative. The Art Gallery at Chennai has a fine collection of paintings, handicrafts & bronze. The collection is housed in a Mughal style building. Bronzes from 10th & 13th century, Rajasthan & Mughal paintings from 16th & 17th century & Indian handicrafts from 11th & 12th century are displayed here. Slide 15: Tourist Destinations Kapaleswar Temple The ancient Kapaleshwar temple, situated in Mylapore, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The fragmented inscriptions here dates back to 1250 AD. But the present temple was rebuilt by Vijayanagar Kings in the 16th century. Slide 16: Tourist Destinations Marina Beach This popular beach runs for 12 km and is the second longest beach in the world. The beach drive runs between magnificent stately buildings like the Chetpauk Palace, University of Madras, Icehouse etc. On one side and a very wide sandy beach on the other. The aquarium is at the beginning of the beach, is another important attraction near the beach. Slide 17: Tourist Destinations San Thom Cathedral Built in 1504 and rebuilt in 1608 and 1893, the cathedral is said to house the remains of Apostle St. Thomas. The basilica has an tremendously stained glass window and a beautiful one-meter statue of Virgin Mary that was brought from Portugal in 1543. Slide 18: Tourist Destinations Sri Parthasarathy Temple One of the oldest surviving temples in Chennai, the Sri Parthasarathy temple was built by the Pallavas in the 8th century, the temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. The Vijayanagar rulers renovated it in the 16th century. During the 16th and 17th centuries, this temple was the scene of many battles and Golconda, Dutch and French occupied the temple at various times. This is one of the oldest surviving temples in Chennai. Slide 19: Tourist Destinations Valluvar Kottam This befitting memorial for the poet-sage Thiruvalluvar, a replica of the famed temple chariot of 'Thiruvaroor', was built in 1976. The life size statue of the sage sits in the 33m chariot with 1330 couplets of Thirukkural inscribed on the panels. Slide 20: Tourist Destinations Covelong Beach Located at a distance of 40 km from Chennai, Covelong is a refreshing beach. It is a quiet peaceful village away from the Hustle Bustle of Chennai. A best weekend travel getaway from the busy city life, Covelong is famous for its fishing activities. Slide 21: Tourist Destinations Anna Zoological Park This Zoological park is situated on the outskirts of Chennai and is created out of the Reserve Forests of Vandalur to the west of Chennai. This Zoological Park in an area of 510 hectares of land is said to be one of the biggest in the South East Asia. More than 170 species of mammals, birds and reptiles can be seen here. The lion safari, the elephant ride, and battery- operated vehicles take you around the park. Slide 22: Tourist Destinations Mahabalipuram Temples Mahabalipuram is located at a distance of 58-km from Chennai. It is one of the most exciting and memorable destinations, with rich tradition, history, piety and western annals. It is one of the popular tourist places, known for great architecture much visible in its rock carvings and monolithic sculptures. It also has the famous shore temple, the only one to have survived the wrath of nature. The architecture of the temples at Mahabalipuram are inspired by the Pallava Art and were built during the period 830 - 1100 AD. Slide 23: Shopping Malls in Chennai Shopping in Chennai can be an exciting and satisfying experience. There is a wide variety of traditional and trendy merchandise such as carvings on brass, stone, wood and ivory, leather bikinis, bags, shoes, etc, available for you to buy. Traditional items from all over Tamil Nadu can be bought from Chennai like Pattamara Mats and the leaf and palmyra-fiber handicrafts from Tirunellveli, Metal works from Tanjavur, bronze and brass castings and traditional jewellery from Kumbakonam, stone carvings from Mamallapuram and Silks from Kanchipuram. Slide 24: Shopping Malls in Chennai The most popular shopping centers in Chennai are at Rannganatha Street in T. Nagar and Anna Salai. Some of the popular shopping malls in Chennai are : EGMORE Alsa Mall Cison’s Complex Fountain Plaza Prince Plaza Century Plaza Citi Center Plaza Slide 25: Shopping Malls in Chennai MOUNT ROAD Spencer Plaza Parsn Manere Wellington Plaza Ispahani Center Parsn Commercial Complex NUNGAMBAKKAM Shyam’s Garden Elcanso Kakani Towers Slide 26: Shopping Malls in Chennai PURASAWALKAM Rainbow Plaza City Center Prince Towers BBC Plaza Complex BBC Paradise Challa Mall Complex Gold Crest Complex T.NAGAR Fathima Plaza Kasi Arcade Maya’s Plaza The BIG Shop Rainbow Arcade Slide 27: Shopping Malls in Chennai TRIPLICANE Hameedia Centre Munoth Centre VADAPALANI Raahat Plaza G.N.CHETTY ROAD Ankur Plaza Sipropernet Plaza Center Slide 28: Clubs In Chennai COSMOPOLITAN CLUB 63, Mount Road Chennai – 600 002 Tel : 2853 0353 GANDHI NAGAR CLUB 73, 4th Main Road Gandhi Nagar Chennai – 600 020 Tel : 2491 0796 GYMKHANA CLUB Mount Road Chennai -600 002 Tel – 2536 8168 HADDOWS CLUB Nungambakkam Chennai – 600 034 Ph : 2822 3875 MADRAS BOAT CLUB Chamiers Road Chennai – 600 028 Tel : 2435 0121 MMC MADRAS CRICKET CLUB Chepauk Chennai – 600 005 Tel : 2852 3976 Slide 29: Clubs In Chennai MADRAS FLYING CLUB Meenambakkam Chennai – 600 027 Tel : 2234 1709 MALAYALEE CLUB 25, Club Road, Chetpet Chennai – 600 035 Tel : 2826 5833 MOTOR SPORTS CLUB S.P.Road, Adyar Chennai – 600 020 Tel : 2235 1685 RACE CLUB 3. GST Road Chennai – 600 008 Tel : 2234 4202 THE CLUB 14, Kapaleshwara Nagar Chennai – 600 041 Tel : 2449 0309 THE LEAGUE CLUB 105, Vinayakapuram, II Street Chennai – 600 106 Tel : 2484 5758/ 2484 3884 / 2484 7912 Slide 30: Luxury Hotels In Chennai ARUNA 144,Sterling Road Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600 034 AMBASSADOR PALLAVA 53, Montieth Road Egmore, Chennai – 600 008 SAVERA 69, Dr. Radhakrishnan Road Chennai – 600 004 PARK 601, Anna Salai Chennai – 600 006 Le ROYAL MERIDIAN 1, G.S.T. Road St.Thomas Mount Chennai – 600 032 TAJ CONNEMARA Binny Road Chennai – 600 002 TAJ COROMANDEL 17, Nungambakkam High Road Chennai – 600 034 TRIDENT HILTON 1-24, GST Road Chennai – 600 027 Slide 31: Luxury Hotels In Chennai ITC HOTEL Park Sheraton Towers, TTK Road, Chennai. CHOLA SHERATON HOTEL Cathedral Road Chennai. FISHERMAN’S COVE HOTEL Covelong Beach Kanchipuram Dist. – 603 112 BENZZ PARK TULIP No.41, Thirumalai Pillai Road T.Nagar, Chennai – 600 017 GRT GRAND No.120, Sir Theyagaraya Road T.Nagar, Chennai – 600 017 GREEN PARK Vadapalani Chennai – 600 026 Slide 32: Important Hospitals In Chennai GENERAL Apollo Hospitals Chennai Kaliappa Hospital Child Trust Hospital Madras Port Trust Hospital MIOT Hospitals Madras Medical Mission Malar Hospital M.V. Diabetes Specialities Centre Railway Hospital Sri Ramachandra Hospital Vijaya Hospital Sundaram Medical Foundation Slide 33: Important Hospitals In Chennai SPECIALITY CSI Kalyani Multi Speciality Hospital Voluntary Health Services Sankara Nethralaya Slide 34: Schools In Chennai There are about 1389 schools in Chennai region. The following are few prestigious schools located in and around Chennai. ANGLO INDIAN American International School ,Tharamani, Chennai – 600 113 Bentick Girls Higher Secondary School, Vepery, Chennai – 600 007 Good Sheperd Convent , Greams Road, Chennai – 600 006 Holy Angels Convent High School, T.Nagar . Chennai – 600 017 Presentation Convent Church Park, Greams Road, Chennai – 600 006 Slide 35: Schools In Chennai ANGLO INDIAN Sir Sivaswamy Kalalaya, R.A.Puram, Chennai – 600 028 St.Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Mylapore,Chennai – 600 004 St.John’s Educational Trust , R.A.Puram, Chennai – 600 028 St.Michael Academy, Adyar, Chennai – 600 020 St.Patrick’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Adyar, Chennai – 600 020 Slide 36: Schools In Chennai CBSE Adarsh Senior Secondary School, T.Nagar, Chennai – 600 017 Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Greams Road, Chennai – 600 017 Besant Arundale Senior Secondary School, Tiruvanmiyur, Chennai – 600 041 Chettinad Vidhyashram, R.A.Puram, Chennai – 600 028 DAV Senior Secondary School, Gopalapuram, Chennai – 600 086 Kendriya Vidyalaya, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai – 600 036 Slide 37: Schools In Chennai CBSE Padma Sheshadhri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondary School, K.K.Nagar, Chennai -600 078 PS Senior Secondary School, Mylapore, Chennai – 600 004 Sir Sivaswamy Kalalaya Senior Secondary School, Mylapore, Chennai – 600 004 St. John’s Senior Secondary School, R.A. , Chennai – 600 028 The Hindu Senior Secondary School, R.A.Puram , Chennai – 600 028 The Velammal International School, Puzhal – 600 066 Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, Adyar, Chennai – 600 020 Slide 38: Schools In Chennai MATRICULATION Asan Memorial Matriculation Higher School, Greams Road, Chennai – 600 017 DAV Senior Secondary School, Gopalapuram, Chennai – 600 086 Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Egmore, Chennai – 600 008 Guru Nanak Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Velacherry, Chennai – 600 042 Jaigopal Garodia Vidyalaya, W.Mambalam, Chennai – 600 033 Krishnaswamy Matriculation School, Anna Nagar, Chennai – 600 040 Rosary Matriculation School, Mylapore, Chennai – 600 004 Slide 39: Schools In Chennai MATRICULATION SBOA Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Anna Nagar West, Chennai – 600 101 St.Patrick Matriculation School, Adyar, Chennai – 600 020 Swamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Porur, Chennai – 600 116 Vanavani, IIT, Chennai – 600 036 Slide 40: University of Madras The University of Madras is one of the three oldest universities in India (along with University of Mumbai and University of Calcutta). The University of Madras, organized on the model of London University, was incorporated on 5 September 1857 by an Act of the Legislative Council of India. The university is situated in the southern city of Chennai (formerly Madras). It has 4 campuses in the city - Chepauk, Marina, Guindy and Taramani. More than 50 Departments offer a range of specialisation subjects. Slide 41: University of Madras In 2004, all engineering courses of the University were shifted to Anna University. The University provides affiliation to several colleges for various courses ranging from BSc to M.B.A.. The various departments of the University also conduct research in addition to teaching. There are nearly 43 external research institutes in addition to centres of excellence within the University. The university has been granted the 5 star status, the highest grade by the NAAC of University Grants Commission. Slide 42: Constituent Colleges AUTONOMOUS - ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGE Bharathi Women's College Presidency college Queen Mary's college NON - AUTONOMOUS - ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGES Dr.Ambedkar Government Arts College Government Arts College Loganatha Narayanasamy Government Arts College Quaid-e-Millath Government College for women Rajeswari Vedachalam Government Arts College Sri Subramaniaswami Government Arts College Sri Sankara Arts and Science College, Enathur, Kanchipuram Slide 43: Aided Colleges AUTONOMOUS - Arts and Science Colleges Ethiraj College for Women Loyola College Madras Christian College Meenakshi College for Women Stella Maris College Women's Christian College (WCC) Vivekananda College Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women (JBAS) Slide 44: Aided Colleges NON-AUTONOMOUS - Arts and Science Colleges A.M. Jain College Chellammal Women's College C. Kandaswami Naidu College for Men D.G. Vaishnav College Dharmamurthi Rao Bahadur Calavala Cunnan Chetty's Hindu College Dhanraj Bain Jain College Guru Nanak College Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women Pachaiyappa's College Pachaiyappa's College for Men Pachaiyappa's College for Women Slide 45: Aided Colleges NON-AUTONOMOUS - Arts and Science Colleges Quaid-e-Milleth College Sir Theagaraya College SIVET College Shrimathi Devkunvar Nanalal Bhatt Vaishnav College for Women The New College Slide 46: Network Management Centre Network Management Centre – Software Technology Parks of India, Chennai The NOC of STPI – Chennai is having multiple satellite earth stations looking at various satellites like Intelsat, newskies and Apstar 2R. The Internet infrastructure is CISCO based platforms. The Digital Access Cross Connect System (DACCS), which is central switch terminating all the international carriers , Radio Network, BSNL Fiber and other metro fibers network. NEC point to multipoint and PCOM point to point radio network equipment are being used for the Metro Area Network (MAN). Slide 47: Network Management Centre Network Management Centre – Software Technology Parks of India, Chennai STPI’s HSDC links is reaching NSIC (National Small Industries Corporation), Guindy, Chennai through Point of Presence. The Internet infrastructure is CISCO based STPI has tied up with almost all the carriers across the world. Slide 48: Communication Infrastructure & Connectivity COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE Total Bandwidth available in Chennai 13.52 tbps Bharti –n Singtel submarine cable link betweem Chennai – Singapore (bandwidth of 8.4 tbps). A second submarine cable with 5.12 tbps commissioned by VSNL. All value-added communication services available on demend. ISP (Internet Service Providers) in Chennai BSNL Tata Telecom Services Ltd., Sify Bharati Ltd., Reliance Info Comm Ltd., Slide 49: Transport RAIL Southern Railway of Indian Railways is head quartered at Chennai. All the major cities and towns in India are directly linked by rail from Chennai Important cities connected by rail BANGALORE Brindavan Express Shatabdi Express COIMBATORE Intercity Express Cheran Express HOWRAH Coromandel Express MUMBAI CST Express NEW DELHI Grand Trunk Express Tamilnadu Express HYDERABAD Charminar Express Hyderabad Express Slide 50: Transport ROADS Chennai’s economic development has been closely tied to its port and transport infrastructure. The major National Highways from Chennai: National Highway 5 to Kolkata National Highway 4 to Bangalore, Mumbai National Highway 45 to Trichy and interior Tamil Nadu East Coast Road Road to Pondicherry and beyond Madras - Thirvallur High Road (MTH Road) leading to Tiruvallur, Tirupati Slide 51: Transport Ports in CHENNAI Chennai Port – the second largest in India in terms of container cargo traffic with the ship turn - around time of less than 17 hours and emerging as car export hub. It is also one of the largest artificial ports. ENNORE First corporate port Slide 52: Transport Chennai Airport Infrastructure 270+ Direct flights every week with daily flights to USA , Europe, Middle East and East Asia. Air cargo complex – I phase commissioned in April 2003 with a built-up area of 12000 sq. metres and three more phases planned. Present cargo handling capacity 110,000 MT. Seven International airlines operate 28 exclusive cargo flights per week apart from a number of non-scheduled flights on regular basis. Slide 53: Transport Chennai Airport Infrastructure Operational efficiency: Cargo can be readied for air-lift within two hours of arrival – can handle “dedicated cargo flights” with operational efficiency of less than two hours (For cargo up to 20 MT, average time taken is less than one hour) Round the clock operation at Air cargo complex EDI facility for customs clearance Many Logistics Service providers : TVS , Logistics, Sembcorp Logistics India, CONCOR India Limited, Allied Lemier, Blue Dart and many more offer complete Logistics solutions. Hence, many MNCs including Ford, Hyundai Motors operate “Just – in – Time” principle. Slide 54: Worldwide 2004 city Rankings Mercer Human Resource Cost of Living Survey Worldwide 2004 city Rankings CITY RANK 1 2 3 11 12 16 17 29 30 31 Tokyo, Japan London, UK Moscow, Russia Beijing, China New York City, USA Shanghai, China Paris, France Hanoi, Vietnam Shenzhen, China Taipei, Taiwan Slide 55: Worldwide 2004 city Rankings Mercer Human Resource Cost of Living Survey Worldwide 2004 city Rankings CITY RANK 32 36 109 116 117 127 132 133 Guangzhou, China Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Mumbai, India New Delhi, India Dacca (Dhaka), Bangladesh Colombo, Sri Lanka Karachi, Pakistan Chennai (Madras), India Slide 56: CHENNAI IT Parks Permission has been so far accorded to 100+ private builders for construction of IT Parks covering more than 30 millions sq.ft. 3.2 million sq.ft already built. 5.2 million sq.ft under construction. 21.6 million sq.ft proposed & under construction. Slide 57: Single window clearance given to Projects Receipt of filled –in single form by Guidance Bureau from investor. Scrutiny of filled – in application forms by the nodal officers. Rectification of defects in the form / documentation. High Power Single Window Committee meeting. In-Principle composite clearance accorded by Single window committee (within 30 days). Slide 58: Incentives to the IT industry Administrative Incentives Exemption from the purview of Pollution Control Act for all software industries Exemption from various establishments act and National and Festival Holiday rules and permission night shift. Self certification for Establishment act and rules Physical Incentives Maintenance of space under Open Space Reservation Facilitation to hire privately owned omni buses for staff pick-ups Slide 59: Fiscal Incentives Unrestricted Movement of Capital Goods Capital Subsidy Additional capital subsidy for 40% women employment 100% relaxation Floor Space Index 50% upfront relaxation of Stamp Duty and Registration charges on purchase land and building No location restrictions to set up centre Assistance in land acquisition Assured continuous power supply Concessional industrial electricity tariff Slide 60: SOFTWARE EXPORTS Sector – wise software export (percentage) of Tamil Nadu 2004 – 05. Application Software 61 System Software 12 Other ITeS 10 BPO 5 Product Development 3 Others 9 Slide 61: SOFTWARE EXPORTS Sector – wise software export of Tamil Nadu 2004 – 05. Area of Expertise Export USD in Millions 1737.8 363.5 98.6 20.2 15.3 126 36.2 207.2 75.9 Application Software & System Software IT enabled services Data Processing / Data Entry Medical Transcription & Medical Billing CAD / CAM BPO Call Centres Web Applications (Multimedia/Internet/E-Commerce) Product Packages Slide 62: Thank You You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.