Neighbourhood spotlight – Oragadam
Oragadam is one of the most developed industrial belts in Chennai. Located between Grand Western Trunk Road and Grand Trunk Road, Oragadam is one of the fastest growing areas in Chennai.With MNCs and real estate activity soaring, the Sriperumbudur-Oragadam locale has seen immense growth and now houses a large number of well-known schools, colleges, restaurants, MNCs and other lifestyle facilities as well. Read on to see what Oragadam has to offer:
Top schools and colleges in Oragadam
Chennai has some of the best schools and colleges in the country. Here are few best schools and colleges in and around Oragadam:
Maharishi International Residential School
A unit of Maharishi Vidyalaya, this residential school focuses on providing world class education to young minds. In line with the vision that “Knowledge is structured in consciousness,” the school has been providing exceptional education through high quality teaching and support staff.
Address: SH 120, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 602106
St.Joseph’s Residential School
With a focus on providing excellence in academics, St. Josheph’s Resedentail School is one of the premier residential schools in Chennai. The school not only focuses on academics but also encourages students to incultcare extra curricular activities to achieve physical and intellectual developments.
Address: Bangalore National Highway, Next to NOKIA factory, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu 602105
Apollo Priyadarshanam Polytechnic College
Part of Apollo Group of colleges, Apollo Priyadarshanam Polytechnic College has been established to impart high quality education. With state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities, the college is committed itself to ensure 100% Personality Development of all its students.
Address: Tambaram – Kanchipuram Main Road, Oragadam, ChennaiTamil Nadu
Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
One of the most reputed engineering colleges in Chennai, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering was founded in 1985. With world class amenities and focus on results, the college offers all major courses including computer science, civil, mechanical etc.
Address: Chennai-Bengaluru High Road, Pennalur Village, Kancheepuram District, Sriperambudur, Tamil Nadu 602117
Looking to dine out? Here is a list of some of the top restaurants in Oragadam.
If you are looking for East Asian art and a menu of Japanese and Korean delicacies, Miyabi is the right place to go. The restaurant is known for its excellent ambiance and mouth watering food. Make sure you try their octopus sushi next time you are in the area.
Address: State Highway 57, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
Café Coffee Day
One of the most popular coffee joints in India, Café Coffee Day is one of the top hangout spots in Oragadam. Popularly known as CCD, the café has some of the best tasting coffees and deserts. CCD pioneered the concept of cafés in India and first opened a coffee shop in Bangalore in 1996.
Address: 39, Mambakkam, Opp. Saint Gobain,NGO Colony, Sriperumbudur, Chennai
Hotel Crescent Crest
If you are passing by Oragadam and are looking for quick food, then hotel Crescent Crest should be your go to option. Good and quick service and value for money, the restaurant has good food and ambiance.
Address: #10, Deepak Towers, NH4, Near Rajiv Gandhi Memorial, Sriperumbudur, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu – 602105
Attractive real-estate projects
The city of Chennai has grown on a large scale. With expansion the costs have gone up. Buying a house in the heart of the city or anywhere inside Chennai has become an expensive affair. With outskirts of Chennai also growing at a fast pace and all the facilities available, it has become a conducive and affordable locations to buy a home. Oragadam offers plenty of affordable and attractive real estate projects.
Casagrand Arena Phase II: Chennai’s first-ever sports villa community in Oragadam, Arena offers 20 exclusive sports facilities and lifestyle amenities in a calm, pleasant community that has something for every member of your family.
Top industries and MNCs
Oragadam is considered as the most developed industrial belt in the city with more than 22 Fortune 500 companies located. Here is a look at a few top companies in the area.
One of the leading tyre manufacturing companies in India, Apollo set up its plant in 2008 in Chennai in Oragadam. With a network of over 4000 dealerships in India, the company has recently ventured into the two-wheeler tyre segment as well.
The Renault Nissan Automotive India Private Limited has set up a plant in Oragadam with a capacity of producing 400,000 vehicles per year. It is divided equally between Renault India Private Limited and Nissan Motor India Private Limited.
Daimler India Commercial vehicles
A subsidiary of the German Daimler AG, the company has a plant in Oragadam. The company designs, manufactures and sells commercial vehicles to cater to the demands of Indian customers. Their vehicles are branded as “BharatBenz”, “Mercedes Benz” and “Fuso.”
Apart from this, the government of Tamil Nadu is also building the Rs. 300 crore Oragadam Industrial Corridor Road, which will further boost the development in the locality.