Emerging IT Destination

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Emerging IT Destination


Chandigarh Administration is headed by the Administrator who is also Governor of Punjab. A compact, lean, sensitive and citizen friendly administration is ushering Chandigarh into a new era of e-governance and responsive administration, committed to holistic development of the city based on best and modern technology. The most modern city of India is now on path of becoming a 'Smart City'.


Inaugurated by Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India on September 24, 2005, Rajiv Gandhi Chandigarh Technology Park (RGCTP) cover more than 375 Acres, is a premier initiative of Chandigarh Administration. It represents one of the largest government initiative of its kind in the country. This IT Park empowers a vision that is spread over complete value chain of IT & IT enabled services. It also delivers a compatible environment for both vertical and horizontal growth. The Park provides customized solutions for easy scalability & easy design flexibility.


Chandigarh has been declared as one of the most preferred IT destination. Chandigarh, being Tier-III city, ensures lower labor costs, lower real estate costs and reduced Staff attrition rate (Source: Jones Lang La Salle Leading Real Estate Management Company). Besides, Gartner, a leading Global marketing research firm, during their recent study, has also recognized Chandigarh as one of the most preferred IT location. Chandigarh has also got third Slot at the NASSCOM ATKEARNEY study on location Road map for IT-BPO growth. The highlights of the study of NASSCOM ATKEARNEY in respect of Chandigarh are as under (on a scale of 1-10):