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Infrastructure Availability

Coimbatore has got all the infrastructure required for an industrialized economy .True to the composition of a prospective metropolitan city, Coimbatore has a well developed social infrastructure including hotels, health services, recreational spots, research institutions, professional colleges, two universities and one deemed university and commercial complexes. Trained manpower is available in most of the disciplines. Airport provides quick access to the metros. In brief, the infrastructure facilities are as follows:

Power

Though not in abundance, it is well distributed and privatised power generation for captive consumption is prevalent.

Roads

The city is well connected by roads to all major towns in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. With private and public sector participation, the road transportation system in Coimbatore is considered as one of the best in India.

Rail

Rail routes connect Coimbatore to all major cities in India, operating on broad, metre and narrow gauges.

Air

Regular Air Service connects Coimbatore to Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai, besides to Madurai, Tiruchi and Calicut. There is also a flight operating to Sharjah in UAE.

Inland Container Depot

Established in 1983 by the Southern Railway, it has been taken over by Container Corporation in November 89. Major commodities handled include textile machinery, cotton yarn, tea, cotton waste, mushrooms, engineering castings, viscose yarn, personal packages etc. Customs Clearance is done from here with customs staff stationed at Inland Container Depot. Clearing and Forwarding Agents are available. Goods handled here are sent to and received from ports at Chennai and Cochin.

Telecommunication Network

Telecommunication service is pretty good with almost every street having public call offices and ISD/STD booths. Modernization of telephone exchanges is under way in a big way. Telex and Fax services are available. E-mail service is available including ISDN connections.

Medical Facilities

State of the art medical facilities are available thanks to the hospitals and medical centres in the Private Sector.

Hotels

The city has a number of good and decent hotels, which are modestly priced. A number of new Hotels are also coming up to cope up with the growth of the city.

Exhibiton Grounds

Coimbatore also has the second largest Exhibition Grounds after New Delhi's Pragrati Maidan. This was constructed by CODISSIA of Coimbatore, close to the Airport.

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