TIDEL Park is an information technology (IT) park situated in the city of Chennai, India. The name TIDEL is a portmanteau of TIDCO and ELCOT. It is one of the largest IT parks in Asia. It was set up in 2000 to foster the growth of information technology in the state of Tamil Nadu by the TIDEL Park Ltd, a joint venture of TIDCO and ELCOT.
TIDEL Park is located on the six-lane Rajiv Gandhi Salai in Taramani opposite to the Thiruvanmiyur MRTS Railway Station and close to the Rajiv Gandhi Salai–Thiruvanmiyur West Avenue Junction, a high-density traffic junction used by about 30,000 vehicles a day.
TIDEL Park 0
‘TIDEL Park 2’ is jointly promoted by TIDEL Park Ltd and DLF. It is to be built adjacent to Institute of Road Transport Technology in Taramani. The site has an MRTS line passing through it. DLF has walked out of the project citing delay in getting approvals for IT SEZ, it has been rumoured that the company has requested the Tamil Nadu government to refund the ₹ 700 Crore. it had deposited for the Project.
TIDEL Park 3
Tidel Park III is likely to come up on more than 45 acres of land in Pattabiram, west of Chennai, This project includes a five-star hotel, convention centre and residential flats apart from the IT park. Owned by the state government, the 45 acres of land is on the Chennai-Tiruvallur road and within easy access of suburban railway line and arterial roads, said government officials.
TIDEL Park Coimbathore
In 2010, the Tidel Park Coimbatore was built at a cost of ₹380 crore as a joint initiative of the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation, Electronics Corporation of India, Software Technology Parks of India and TIDEL Park, Chennai. The park was built on a 9.5 acre plot in ELCOT SEZ, near arterial Avinashi road behind the Coimbatore Medical College in Peelamedu and 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Coimbatore International Airport.