Sunday, February 5, 2012

Infosys Chief visits the constrution site of UL CyberPark

Infosys Technologies Co-Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan visited the Uralungal Labour CyberPark, promoted by Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society Ltd (ULCCS) near Vatakara in this district.

Speaking to reporters after the visit to the park, the first Information Technology Special Economic Zone here, yesterday, Gopalakrishnan said Kozhikode had immense potential in the Information Technology sector and he was willing to provide advise in attracting big companies to the city.

Later, Gopalakrishnan had also interacted with high school students.

To a query from a student whether those studying in government schools can reach top level, Gopalakrishhan said'If you have good education, you can start new companies and lead the same to success.
Former Kerala industries minister Elamaram Kareem, Kozhikode Corporation Mayor A K Premajam and Uralungal CyberPark Chairman P Ramesan were among others accompanied Gopalakrishnan.
The foundation stone for the park was laid by Chief minister Oommen Chandy during last month.
Uralungal Labour CyberPark is coming up in a 26 acre campus. The entire facility is planned with eco-friendly buildings and energy efficient layouts. With a total capital outlay of Rs. 600 crore, the project is planned to be implemented in two phases.

The park, at full capacity, was expected to generate direct employment for more than 20,000 Information Technology professionals.