Chennai the Tamil Nadu Indusstrial Development Corporation (Tidco)and New Delhi-based real estate developer DLF Building India signed a memorandum of understanding (Mou) in Chennai on Wednesday to develop an IT SEZ at suburban Taramani at a cost of Rs1,500 crore. According to a state government release on Wednesday, the new SEZ will generate employment opportunities for Rs 45,000 people directly, while another 10,000 jobs will be created indirectly. The new SEZ is expected to come up in an area of 45 lakh sq. ft. The first phase of the constructon work on the scond phase (over 20 lakh sq ft) would be completed by 2011, the release said. Tidco officials were unavailable for comment.
Courtsy: BS April 24, 2008