The city is also connected by Road with Trivandrum(101kms) and all major cities in India.
The IT Park is formed in a total extent of 500 acres of land.
The district has diverse geographical and physical features such as lofty mountains and low plains, rivers and cascades, seacoast and thick inland forest, sandy soils and fertile alluvium, a variety of flora, fauna, and protected wild life.
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.After Chennai, the Government has decided to promote other potential cities in the State and has identified six cities - Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy, Tirunelveli, Salem and Hosur for development of IT & ITES business.ELCOT has initiated a massive drive to identify suitable land sites in the cities and other marketing activities to attract investors to come and set up their companies.The registered office of ELCOT and the office of the Managing Director is located at : 692, Anna Salai, MHU Complex, II Floor, Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai-600 035 ELCOT has an open office policy and encourages visitors to its corporate office to directly interact with the staff and the MD.Tamil Nadu was one of the first states in the Indian Union to formulate a comprehensive IT policy.