As a denizen of Bhubaneswar, and growing up in the Infocity square, for many reasons this is a captivating topic for me to write my first blog.
Infocity square gives the understanding of the urban area where we can say TODAY MEETS TOMORROW. It is present in the capital city of Odisha. It’s a mini city within the city of Bhubaneswar.
Infocity was conceived as a five-star park, under the Export Promotion Industrial Parks (EPIP) Scheme to create infrastructure facilities for setting up information technology related industries. Its presence is since early 1990s in Bhubaneswar.
Let me give you a small introduction on our landmark Bhubaneswar before we move to the topic of the blog. Bhubaneswar…a city that has so much to offer when it comes to taking some time off work and comforting with friends, family or enjoying some “me time”. Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha, the name of the capital came from “Tribhubaneswara” or “Bhubaneswara” (literally “Lord of the Earth”), a name of God Shiva, the deity of the Lingaraja temple.
Bhubaneswar is a pleasant juxtaposition of cultures i.e., from Hindu temples like Puri & Konark temples, to centuries old Buddhist pagodas to rock-cut Jain shelters co-exist peacefully along with the modern touch of extensive city squares, shopping centres, malls, movie theatre chains and international food hubs in this smart city.
Coming to Infocity square, it’s is a small neighbourhood and a part of Chandrasekharpur area in the city of Bhubaneswar. Chandrasekharpur is named after Chandrasekhar Mahadev Temple in Patia, a centuries-old temple.
IT Corridor, Infocity Square –
The location of any business is one of the significant factors in determining accomplishment. Whether you are a small business owner or entrepreneur, it’s a priority to establish your venture in such a location that generates the most customer,employee traffic and return on investment. Infocity Square comes into the picture when location and excellence come into discussion.
Infocity Square Bhubaneswar is rapidly moving in the direction of being an IT hub of India. For being an IT driven state, we need three things –
- Skilled Workforce – We can claim to have skilled workforce, since we are called as an educational hub of the eastern zone with considerable human capital.
- IT infrastructure – Govt is making its best efforts in this regard with programs like Make in Odisha initiative. Be it infrastructure, safety, green eco friendly campus or 24*7 Internet service connection we have everything in this area.
Recently we have been awarded as the Best smart city in the country by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
3. Housing – Because of the excellent houses and apartments in the area, it can be Walk to Work for the residents.
Apart from this ease of doing business is also essential which our Govt. Of Odisha is hugely committed upon.
Top IT Companies present in Infocity square are
- Techmahindra – Around 2 km away from Infocity
Apart from this we have few homegrown IT companies present in towers like DLF, Infinia and JSS is located in Infocity.
Schooling Near Infocity square –
“School bells are ringing loud and clear; vacation’s over, school is here.” – Winifred C. Marshal
From the first day of school to the last, your education is a major part of your life. And, trying to sum up all the hard work and fun times can be a little tricky. Generations of students before me, along with me, and now, after me, have grown up without having the opportunity to education in life. The first step to the world of knowledge begins at school and the area of Infocity can take enormous pride in contributing to the future of our state/country.
Some of the famous schools located in the area are
- D.A.V Public School
- SAI International School
- ODM School
- K.V.4 School
- KIIT International School
- KidZee School
- Xavier Modern School
- Orchid School
- Narayana School
Hospitals in Infocity Square –
To be one of the developed nation, health sectors is one of the important aspects of the society. Hospitals play a vital role in the health care system. Hospitals offer a flexible range of acute, convalescent and terminal care using diagnostic, preventive and curative services in reply to acute and chronic conditions arising from diseases as well as injuries and genetic abnormalities. Hospitals can be classified into 3 types –
Some of the famous Private Hospitals in and around Infocity square is
1. L.V Prasad Eye Institute Bhubaneswar
2. KIIMS Hospital
3. Care Hospital
4. Utkal Hospital
5. BMRI Hospital
Skilled Development Training Institutes in Infocity Square
CTTC- In the present scenario of industrialization; particularly in the engineering field, requirements of specialized tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, moulds, gauges and other precision components are indispensable. Central Tool Room & Training Centre (CTTC), Bhubaneswar is one of such training, production, design and consultancy centre established in technical cooperation programme between Govt. of India & Govt. of Denmark to meet the above requirements.
CIPET – Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET) (formerly known as Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET)) was established in 1968 by Government of India with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at Chennai. The main objective of setting up of this specialized institute was to develop manpower in different disciplines of Plastics Engineering & Technology as no similar institute was in existence in the country.
Start up Hub In Infocity Square
To promote the startup ecosystem, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a start-up incubation centre named ‘O-Hub’ (Odisha Hub) near Infocity square or Chandaka to be precise,on Dec 20 2021. The hub aims to mobilise start-up investments to the tune of Rs 100 crore per year. The state aims to have more than 5000 startups by the year 2025
The state government supported incubation hub is located in the Bhubaneswar Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Patia with 1,50,000 square feet area in plug- n-play mode.
Food On Wheels In Infocity Square –
In Odisha any blog/meeting/function cannot end without adding food in the menu of to do list. So here we go…. Apart from big food chains like Dominos, Burger king, Pizza hut, KFC or WOW Momos what seem to be dominating in Infocity square is food trucks. It gives you a reason to come out of your house to satiate the foodie in you.
The best part of the food truck is the variety of foods from Indian to continental to Mughlai probably everything that’s on your mind is available here on the wheels. The culture started in Rural America is dominating the Indian food market now.So if you visit Infocity square make sure to stop by…and thank me later.
Infocity Square Coordinates –
Longitude – 85.803818
DMS – 20° 20′ 41.0784” N and 85° 48′ 13.7448” E
Area Pincode – 751024
Distance from Airport to Infocity – 14 kms or 8.7 miles or 7.6 nautical miles or 40 mins
Distance from Railway Station to Infocity – 11 kms or 6.8 miles or 5.9 nautical miles or 30 mins
Care Hospital <– You can read this blog if you want to know more about this hospital in Infocity square area.
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