Insights Into Neighbourhood
Chengalpattu (Chengalpet or Chengalpattu) is a South-Western suburb of Chennai that is witnessing rapid developments in terms of residential and commercial constructions. The State Highway 58 that runs across the locality effectively links the place with Sadras, Thirukazhukundram, Kanchipuram, Arakkonam and Thiruthani. The major Railway Station of the place is the Chengalpattu Junction that efficiently links the place with adjoining areas. Many trains run from Kanchipuram via Chingleput to Beach Station thus connecting the locales aptly. Several state-run buses also help in aiding the local transport avenues of Chengalpet. The Chennai International Airport is located at a short driving distance from Chengalpattu. The Kolavai Lake in the vicinity lends the much needed aesthetic value to the locality. The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) has established a boathouse by the lake that serves as a recreational facility for the inhabitants of the area. Mahindra World City situated in close proximity to Chengalpet, houses several commercial hubs like Infosys, CapGemini, Tech Mahindra, Wipro etc that has prompted many working professionals to settle in and around the area. The Mahindra World City is well connected via the Paranur Railway Station. Chengalpattu also sports various reputed schools and colleges that help in upgrading the life of the inhabitants.