IIITS - Integral Part of Sri City
IIITS is located as an integral part of Sri City, a large integrated business city with state of the art industrial ecosystem on the Chennai-Nellore Highway. This decade-old state of the art industrial city spread over 8000 acres encompassing a multi-product Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Domestic Tariff Zone (DTZ), Free Trade & Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) and Electronics Manufacturing Cluster. Sri City which hosts more than 180 large manufacturing MNCs from over 27 industrialized countries. These companies are from a variety of fields including automotive, electronics, consumer goods, etc. Sri City MNCs include Alstom, Isuzu, Kellogg’s, Colgate-Palmolive, Kobelco, PepsiCo, Mondelez, etc. which have adopted smart manufacturing systems. IIITS has valuable collaboration with these companies, enabled through the Industry Partner Sri City Private Ltd. Visit: http://www.sricity.in.
IIITS - Part of Extended Greater Chennai
IIITS is located 60 KMs from Chennai on the Nellore Highway (NH16), connected through Inner and Outer ring roads. Being located in close proximity to Chennai, the institute also has access to vast industrial and entrepreneurship ecosystem encompassing large leading IT MNCs, automotive companies, many industrial estates, SME Clusters, Startup ecosystem, TiE Chennai, EDI of Government of Tamilnadu. The institute is operating an office in Chennai for effective linkages with the Chennai industrial and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
IIITS- Close Proximity to Tirupati
Tirupati is about 70 KMs from Sri City. Apart from being a world-famous temple city, Tirupati is also a fast developing city. Notably, a complete ecosystem of institutions such as IIT, ISSER, etc has been set-up along with electronic manufacturing clusters (EMC). IIIT Sri City intends to work with these clusters, especially in setting up electronic-based start-ups in the institute.
Travel To Sri City
Sri City is well-connected through a broad-gauge railway line that links the metro cities of India. Sri City lies between the Tada station on the north and Arambakkam station on the south for suburban services.
Express trains connecting Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Delhi stop at Sullurpeta which is 12 km north of Sri City. Trains from Mumbai halts at Renigunta, a major rail junction west of Sri City.
Sri City has three major roads along its boundaries:
- The National Highway 16 (part of the Golden Quadrilateral Road Network which connects the 4 major metros of Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai) on the eastern side.
- The Tada–Tirupati State Highway on the northern boundary
- The Kadur–Satyavedu –Tiruvallur–Sriperumbudur roads along the western boundary.
- Chennai International Airport is a 90 minute drive from Sri City. It is the main air transport hub for South India, currently handling over 14 million passengers and serving 38 airlines. It is also India’s most important air cargo hub after Mumbai, handling over 300,000 tonnes of cargo annually. The international cargo handling facilities at Chennai have a turnaround time of 24 hours.
- Tirupati International Airport is 75 km away from Sri City. Currently, this airport handles over 240,000 domestic passengers and international cargo.It is being developed into an international passenger hub
- The AP Government has plans to develop mini airports in each district of the state that will further enhance the connectivity to Sri City.
Hotels and Restaurants
Mango Resorts, By GreenPark Hospitality Services
Located in the heart of Sri City, this business resort encompasses 20 acres of beautiful landscape and is the perfect blend of business and leisure for the discerning traveller.29 rooms for executive boarding and lodging premium accommodation options, along with banqueting facility, multi-cuisine restaurant and recreational activities for short stays are available.
The Inn continues to cater to a growing pool of visitors by providing exemplary boarding and lodging facilities. The Inn comprises 10 fully furnished rooms with Wi-Fi and DTH, and upholds round-the-clock services. The multi-cuisine restaurant caters to the varied palates of its international guests.
Eat Street is a ‘Quick Service Outlet’ in the industrial area of Sri City; consisting of independent multi-cuisine food counters. The outlets also offer a Dial & Dine Service, which is an exclusive doorstep delivery within Sri City, for no extra cost.
Other Stay Options
There are a good number of lodging in and around Sri City. All these lodgings can also be booked online through make-my-trip and so on.
Located in Sri City, 500m from IIIT Sri City Academic Block. Also, it is the adjacent building where the faculties stay in Sri City. The property has well furnished rooms with amenities like air conditioner, television, daily newspaper and intercom facility.
Most well known Hotel; where most of the executives from companies stay. Good yet affordable. Bigstay offers accommodations in Tada. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is offered and free private parking is available on site.
A Boutique Hotel located conveniently close to Sri City just overlooking the National Highways 5, yet away from the hustle-bustle of the traffic. Hotel Rishi Gardens is equipped with modern interiors and all amenities that one requires to call it home away from home.
Most well known and one of the oldest Lodging and Hotels, outside Sri City. The property has well furnished rooms with amenities like air conditioner, television, daily newspaper and intercom facility.
Right Choice Service Appt, Tada are one of the best service apartments located in Tada . There are different services including hosting guests for corporate companies, party arrangements, house rents, daily rental rooms and catering services for corporate events.
Krea University is a liberal arts and sciences private university located in Sricity. The university was established in 2018; with an initial investment of ₹750 crore (US$110 million) by a group of donors led by former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Mr. Raghuram Rajan. Institute for Financial and Management Research (IFMR) is the Graduate School of Business of Krea University. IFMR offers post-graduate programs in different specializations of Finance and Management.