An extent of 100 acres has already been approved as IT specific SEZ.Applications are invited from IT/ITES Companies which have a clear roadmap for Export based business for allotment of land in the above mentioned IT Park / SEZ promoted by Government of Tamil Nadu through ELCOT (A Government of Tamil Nadu Undertaking).With a grand vision to make Tamil Nadu the premier IT destination in India, ELCOT excels in three broad areas, namely, IT promotion for the State of Tamil Nadu, IT procurement for the Government of Tamil Nadu and e-Governance excellence within Tamil Nadu.ELCOT was registered with the Registrar of Companies, Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 21st of March, 1977 to function as a catalyst to promote electronic industries in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Since the advent of the Information Technology (IT) revolution in India, ELCOT, with the support of Government of Tamil Nadu, diversified its area of operations from Electronics to Information Technology and started functioning under the Department of Information Technology, Government of Tamil Nadu from 1998 onwards.ELCOT is the preferred nodal agency for carrying out major turnkey IT projects of the Government. ID No.22 of IT department dated ) of the Government. ELCOT provides end-to-end IT solution support to Government Departments to improve their services to citizens, to provide transparency and to effect significant reductions in processing times.The completed/ongoing such projects are, production of Electoral Photo identity card (EPIC) & Creation of Electoral roll database, Video conferencing facility at State and District headquarters, modernisation of Police control room, call center for Electricity Board, production of family cards numbering 18 million, production of Farmers cards numbering 8 million, computer education for schools & colleges, computerization of the Registration Department, computerization of land records, computerization of issue of driving license and procurement of colour televisions at a cost of Rs.7500 millions under the free colour television scheme(GO. ELCOT's Board has approved the widening of the scope of operations of the company to include a large number of allied IT services.ELCOT has been providing hand holding support to Government of Tamil Nadu and its Departments, Organizations, Boards, etc. No.58 of FINANCE (BPE) DEPARTMENT Dated:16.2.1999, Letter No.624/MIE.2/99-2, dated ) for procurement of computer hardware and software for Government Departments/Organisations/Boards.in the area of IT, IT related initiatives and e-governance. ELCOT has been providing services to the Government Departments /Organisations/Boards by understanding their requirement, arriving at the right solution/products and procurement/delivery of these products.