Once Kozhikode was the capital of the powerful Zamorins. Nowadays it is a prominent trade and commerce centre of Malabar region. The lush evergreen country sides,tranquil beaches, historic sites, wild life sanctuaries, rivers, hills, unique culture and a warm, friendly atmosphere has been making the city a popular destination for visitors as well as businessmen.
Now, it is the time for the development of IT/ITES industries in the region
Presence of large number of Engineering colleges and other technical institutions have eased this effort to a great extent by providing appropriate manpower resource required for the growth of IT/ITES industries in the region.
The establishment of Cyberparks in Kozhikode has transformed the city as the IT hub of Malabar. Currently, three IT parks have already started functioning in Kozhikode. They are Government CyberPark UL CyberPark and Cafit Square IT park.
Government Cyberpark in Kozhikode
Cyber Park, which is a Government of Kerala organization is planned in the lines of Technopark at Thiruvananthapuram and Infopark in Kochi. The intention of this institution is to build, operate and manage IT parks for the promotion and development of investment in IT and ITES industries in Malabar region of Kerala. The establishment has been registered under the Societies Act 1860 on 28-01-09. The Cyber Park is still in the process of setting up reliable IT parks at Kozhikode which can meet the overseas IT requirements.
The Cyberpark is strategically positioned to provide the benefits of the skilled resources at a lower infrastructure cost and the high quality of living, combined with its location and benefits to investors around the world. Further the number of reputed universities and educational institutions in the region has made it even more compelling to start the next phase of IT Parks developments in this region. It is hoped that the Cyberpark can provide a friendly, cost effective and top of the line infrastructure to the IT/ITES investors, there by acting as a catalyst for the social and infrastructure development of the region with a vision to provide unlimited employment opportunities and a substantial contribution to economical development of the state especially in the Malabar Region.
The government Cyberpark in Kozhikode is located on the NH 17 bye-pass road which connects Kochi in the South with Mumbai in the north.
UL Cyberpark, is the first IT park in Kozhikode ( Calicut) region. It is being developed as an IT/ITES Special Economic Zone. The establishment has been functioning in a spectacular green energy efficient building. A LEED certified IT Park rated for Gold standards is the special feature of this establishment.
ULCCS IT Infrastructure Private Limited is a one stop destination and benchmark for world class IT, Residential, Support infrastructure developments in the state of Kerala by adopting global standards, best practice, hiring/retaining talent and thereby creating an ecosystem for sustainable growth.
UL Cyberpark is located near to the Government Cyber park on the NH 17 bye-pass road which lies between Kochi and Mumbai.
Bangalore is the nearest IT hub which is about 350 kms apart.
CAFIT Square IT park
CAFIT Square is a Mini IT Park of the Calicut Forum for Information Technology (CAFIT). A not for profit organization, CAFIT is focused on the goals of bringing a conducive eco system for technology entrepreneurship in Malabar. Established in 2008, CAFIT brings together over 100 man years of collective experience to enable its member companies to drive their enterprises with greater operational efficiency and guides technology entrepreneurs to achieve their business objectives. The presence of premier institutions like NIT C, IIMK, The Technology Business Incubator of Science and Technology etc., also helps technology growth of CAFIT with their support when needed.
CAFIT Square was an innovative idea brought on the anvil by members of CAFIT, to bring world class facilities and a conducive atmosphere for growth of Information Technology in the region. Today, CAFIT Square is looked upon as a progressive approach in Information Technology development and gets attracted by industry all over. Many of the member companies of CAFIT Square are alumni of premier institutions like NIT C, IIM K etc. The first phase of CAFIT Square has 12 companies. Though 30,000 sq ft area was looked upon as huge at the start, more expansion plans are already projected to the building management to get lease of more space for growth. CAFIT Square Companies share common facilities and hence such facilities are not required to be catered in the individual company area. Training, development program for employees and sharing situations of unique experiences encountered, are all on a common platform.
Guided by collective expertise of over 100 man years
Ground up business hand holding
Access to funding
Desk space for 6 months
Participation in industry events and round table
Part of the CAFIT companies corporate social responsibility
For more information kindly visit www.cafitsquare.com