Technopark gears up for 25th anniversary fete

Friday, Jul 24, 2015,23:13 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Technopark is gearing up to celebrate its silver jubilee in a big way by lining up a series of programmes beginning July 27.
It was on July 28, 1990 that the Kerala Government started work on Technopark that has
now emerged as one of the most conducive places in the country for IT/ITeS operations.
Kerala Chief Minister  Oommen Chandy will officially launch the month-long silver jubilee celebrations on July 27 by unveiling the new logo of Technopark in the presence of  IT and Industries Minister P K Kunhalikutty and other dignitaries.
A delegation of Ministers, MLAs, government officials and media will visit the Technopark Phase III campus on July 29 to witness the development projects underway in the third phase of the park, which will be followed by an event for the delegates.
On July 30, a get-together is planned at the podium of Technopark Phase III campus which will be attended by CEOs of companies in Technopark.
The main event, as part of the silver jubilee celebrations, will be held at the Amphitheatre near Park Centre on August five. The Chief Minister will officially inaugurate the functions in the presence of the IT Minister, other Ministers and Government officials and other dignitaries.
Former Chairpersons, Members of Governing Councils, Government officials, Former CEOs and other personalities who were responsible for envisioning and the build-up of Technopark right from the early days of Technopark will be invited for the function. The inauguration will be followed by a performance by the band Thaikkudam Bridge.
During the month of August, as an extended series of events related to the celebration, the inauguration of the new Rs 2.5 crore solid waste management plant and the new security control room will be conducted. The celebration will conclude with the laying of the foundation stone for the largest IT building in the Phase I campus of Technopark.