Sri City the Game Changer for Chittoor
What steps to thriving into success can be exampled by showing the Sri City in Chittoor. The same place a decade ago which was totally hovering with backwardness, now has turned into a financial production entity.
The regions of Kalahasti to Satyavedu where poverty and helplessness were ruling a decade ago, now is enriched with world class facilities and enhanced industrial growth.
The golden city of people, Sri City is located at the strategic location of 55Kms North from Chennai which led to change for thousands of people living in the buffer of 100Sq.Kms in Chittoor and Nellore districts of Andhra Pradesh.
The Integrated Business City not only built up infrastructure but also brought in the city well-studied colleges like IIIT, IFMR, and industrial estates, where a decade ago a count of having at least one-degree college. The city brought in the hopes for the children living they are can find jobs near to their living too.
Industrial estates have masked onto the many paddy fields surging to the hike of the standards of living. Some of the many entities reached there include Alstom (Metro Rail Coaches), Isuzu (auto major), Colgate Palmolive (toothbrushes), Lavazza (coffee), PepsiCo, Mondelez (Cadbury) etc.
Looking at the impacts of the Mega Industrial activity, the people who gave their lands for the built of the city brought them with princely compensation. The city became a business hub to the areas of Tirupati, Nellore and Chennai.
Thousands of local people living in the vicinity of Sri City acquired a great number of jobs leading to increased harmony of the location and also a survey done by the Anthropology Department of SV University found that more than 85% of employees working in the estates of Sri City are earning in good numbers before four years of joining itself
Human Resources Development Academy (HRDA) in collaboration with the IL&FS set up in Sri City is looking in developing the local people by providing training irrespective to different trades and education levels. The academy offers free vocational training to the people so that they get trained to base on the company requirements and get fit in there.