Infopark, fully owned by Government of Kerala, is located at Kakkanad; Kochi is spread over an area of 100 plus acres of campus in a serene valley. 80 acres of the existing campus has been notified as a Special Economic Zone by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, which entitles the developers and IT companies based in the SEZ to a host of tax and investment benefits.
Infoparks new smart space, Athulya is a perfect confluence of intelligent workspace, state of the art infrastructure, 360 degree support facilities and life style amenities, seamlessly integrated within one complex to create a singular business environment of hi-tech companies. Athulya has been designed for flexibility with regard to floor utilisation patterns for multi-tenant floors and single occupancy floors too. Athulya building complex consist of 3 blocks:
The main Software Development Block (3.50 lakh sft)
Cafeteria block (0.50 lakh sft)
Multi-Level Car Parking block (1.50 lakh sft)
Athulya has also been designed as an energy efficient building for considerable savings in power and air-conditioning systems. Some of the compelling reasons for choosing Athulya as your office are:
Large and efficient floor plate with design flexibility to convert to smaller modules
Preventive maintenance with 24 x 7 technical team back-up
Un-interrupted & redundant quality power and treated water system
Housekeeping & security facility of highest standards
100% DG back-up facility with separate bus-bars and meters.
SEZ benefits for IT units setting up office in Athulya
Owned and operated by Infopark
Area and location: 7.10 acres of land in Infopark SEZ
Total built-up area: 5.50 lakh sft
Building complex consist of:
Software development block: G+6 floors with total area of 3.50 lakh sft
Cafeteria building:G+2 floors with total area of 0.50 lakh sft
Multi-level car parking block: G+7+ Terrace floors with total area of 1.25 lakh sft (304 slots)
Total seating capacity: 4,000 seats
Business incubation centres on ground floor: 25/50/100 seater office unit with plug & play facility, Training room for 50/100 seats
Average floor plate sixe: 50,000 sft
A pre-launch offer of Rs.25/- per sft per month on warm shell is being offered for Athulya with 3 months rent free fit-out period.
For more details or enquires please contact us:
Sr.Manager- Business Development
Park Office, Thapasya building,
Kakkanad, Kochi 682030
Athulya is located in Infopark SEZ, Kochi the commercial capital of Kerala.
Infopark SEZ spread over an area of 80 acres has approximately 2.30 million sft of IT office space completed and fully operational.
Kochi is the location of India’s primary gateway with SE-ME-WE3 & SAFE Optic Fibre cable landing points providing the best data connectivity for IT/ITeS companies.
Infopark provides stable, un-interrupted power for IT/ITeS companies at LT4 tariff (Approx. Rs.3.50/ kWh).
Kochi is centrally located and is becoming a preferred location for employment in south India.
A Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is a "specifically delineated, duty-free enclave and shall be deemed to be foreign territory for the purposes of trade operations and duties and tariffs" (EXIM Policy 2000, Chapter 9, Para 30).
All trade inflows into the SEZ are treated as imports and all outflows from the SEZ are treated as exports.
The concept of SEZ was introduced by the Indian Government in the EXIM Policy 2000. Since then the SEZ Act has been passed in 2005 and the rules and regulations governing the same have been notified in 2006.
The preferential policy framework within which an SEZ functions is designed to give an impetus to exports and provide the necessary supporting environment to make these export hubs an attractive investment destination point for global players with multi-lateral trade dimensions.
Income tax holiday for 15 years
100% for the first 5 years
50% for the next 5 years
50% for the following 5 years on plough back of profits
Exemptions from customs and excise duties, central sales tax and local taxes on construction material, capital equipment , raw material, spares, and consumables.
Exemption from service tax
Exemption on stamp duty and land registration charges
Single window clearances
On-site customs and self-certification processes
Repatriation of profits without dividend balancing permitted
100% foreign direct investment permitted
For more information, please visit www.sezindia.nic.in
All the benefits are as per the SEZ Act 2005 outlined by the Government of India. However local taxes / duties which are under the purview of the State Government are governed by the respective State Governments.