Porur

Porur

Discover Porur: Chennai's Thriving IT Oasis! From a quaint village to a bustling tech hub, Porur offers the best of both worlds. Explore vibrant markets, serene lakes, and cutting-edge IT zones, all in one place. Dive into a world of transformation and innovation.

Roots and Transformation

Porur's story is a testament to the power of transformation. Back in 1961, it was a modest village, and the Saidapet taluk, including the famed Mount-Poonamallee Road, was renowned for its flourishing industries and chemical plants. The area was abuzz with the production of diverse products, lending it an air of industrial significance. But Porur itself was in relative obscurity during those times. Porur's first major transformation came in 1977 when its village panchayat was elevated to the status of a Grade-I town panchayat. A few years later, on February 24, 1982, it ascended to a selection-grade town panchayat, setting the stage for growth. The population during the 1981 census was 8,633, marking the beginning of a more populous Porur. This journey exemplifies the evolution of Porur from a quiet village to a more urbanised and populous town panchayat, illustrating the capacity of communities to adapt and grow with changing times.

Porur: A Journey from Obscurity to Vibrant Urban Hub

Fast forward to today, and Porur has undergone a remarkable transformation, emerging as an integral part of Chennai since its incorporation into the Chennai Corporation in 2011. Situated prominently along the prestigious Mount Poonamallee Road, Porur has earned its place in the limelight. It has become a hub for various chemical factories and manufacturing houses, playing a vital role in shaping the city's industrial landscape.

One of Porur's highlights is its vibrant vegetable market, known for its diverse and fresh offerings. Additionally, the picturesque Porur Lake stands as a symbol of serenity and a source of fresh water for the area. This tranquil water body is also intricately linked with the renowned Ramachandra Medical College, which has established itself as a centre of excellence in healthcare and education. Porur's journey from obscurity to a thriving and dynamic part of Chennai exemplifies the potential for growth and development within urban areas. These features make Porur an ideal residential place.

Pioneering the Technological Renaissance

In recent years, Porur has metamorphosed into a pulsating nucleus of technological innovation, emerging as a vibrant IT hub on the Chennai cityscape. Its evolution is exemplified by the development of three cutting-edge IT Special Economic Zones (SEZs), propelling it into the forefront of Chennai's dynamic tech scene, akin to the legendary OMR. In the footsteps of giants, global tech powerhouses such as HP, HTC Global Solutions, iGATE, Natramizh Menporulkal, and the DLF IT Park have firmly planted their flags in Porur's fertile ground, breathing life into a thriving ecosystem of technology and innovation. The once-unassuming Porur has now become a symphony of progress, where ideas and creativity harmonise with the latest in IT advancements, painting a promising and exciting future for all who walk its tech-savvy streets.

In conclusion, Porur's remarkable journey, chronicling its transformation from a humble village to a vibrant urban hub and a burgeoning IT hotspot, is a testament to the resilience and adaptability of communities and cities. From its modest beginnings, Porur has emerged as a symbol of progress and innovation, offering a thriving environment for diverse industries and technological advancements. The blend of its rich history, natural beauty, and the dynamic IT sector has made Porur a place where the past and the future coexist harmoniously. As Porur continues to evolve, it stands as a shining example of how determination and vision can turn a humble village into a thriving, modern, and forward-looking urban centre. The story of Porur is a story of hope, growth, and endless possibilities in the ever-changing landscape of urban development.

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Porur Synopsis

Pincode
600116
City
Chennai
Zone
West
District
Kanchipuram
State
Tamil Nadu
Country
India

Porur Landmark

Super Saravana Stores Porur
106, Mount Poonamallee Rd, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116

Porur Lake
Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116

Sri Ramachandra Hospital
No.1, Ramachandra Nagar, Sri Ramachandra Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116

Porur Schools

St. Mary's Matriculation Higher Secondary School

Address
25H3+7J6, No 45, Vigneshwara Nagar, Porur, Porur, Duraisamy Nagar, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116
Email
Phone
044 2482 5533

St Johns School

Address
8, 3rd Main Rd, Thirumurugan Nagar, Lakshmi Nagar, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116
Email
Phone
044 2476 8857

M.K.M. Hr. Sec. School

Address
No: 1, Subashree Nagar III Phase, Mugalivakkam, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600125
Email
info@mkmedu.in
Phone
097910 56417

Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman Public School

Address
Alapakkam Main Rd, Govindappa Nagar, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116
Email
amahss@dataone.in
Phone
044 2476 6178

Velammal Vidyalaya

Address
Velammal Vidyalaya, Kaverinagar Main Rd, Dharmaraja Nagar, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116
Email
vvkarambakkam@gmail.com
Phone
073587 87222

Porur Colleges

Alpha Arts and Science College

Address
No.30 Road, Chettiyar Agaram Rd, behind Ramachandra Hospital, Thiru Vika Nagar, Thundalam, TVK Nagar, Porur, Chennai, Adayalampattu, Tamil Nadu 600116
Email
aasc@alphagroup.edu
Phone
044 2476 2368

Sri Ramachandra Medical College Research and Higher Education,Faculty Of Physiotherapy

Address
24PV+RW5, Sri Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116
Email
registrar@sriramachandra.edu.in
Phone
044 4592 8500

Porur Hospitals

Sri Ramachandra Hospital
Address : No.1, Ramachandra Nagar, Sri Ramachandra Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116

KEDAR HOSPITAL
Address : 19, Mugalivakkam Main Rd, Kumudam Nagar, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600125

Porur Reviews

Porur's vibrant food scene caters to all tastes. From traditional South Indian eateries to global cuisine, you'll embark on a culinary adventure. Dining by the lake at dusk adds an extra layer of charm. The diverse food culture here mirrors Porur's dynamic spirit and global outlook.

As a resident of Porur, I've had the privilege of witnessing this neighbourhood's evolution. It beautifully blends modernity and tradition, offering high-rise apartments for urban dwellers and IT parks for professionals. Porur has been my vibrant home, where I've found the perfect balance of contemporary living and cultural heritage. It's more than just a place; it's my community, my sanctuary.

Porur's educational institutions include esteemed schools and colleges. With quality education at your doorstep, it's an excellent place for families. The educational environment here contributes to a promising future for children, ensuring they have the best opportunities right within their locality.

New Projects in PORUR

Smart homes at green enclave

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 & 3 BHK

Price Ranges : 56 L - 98 L *

Possession : Under Construction (Oct 2025)

Urbantree Amaze

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2,2.5 & 3 BHK

Price Ranges : 50.75 L - 70.77 L *

Possession : Under Construction (Dec 2023)

Sai Mugesh Sai Keerthi

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 & 3 BHK

Price Ranges : 51.84 L - 69.12 L *

Possession : Under Construction (Dec 2022)

SIS Florence

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2,2.5,3 & 3.5 BHK

Price Ranges : 74.1 L - 1.28 Cr *

Possession : Under Construction (May 2026)

TVS Emerald Green Enclave

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 1.5 & 3 BHK

Price Ranges : 74.53 L - 1.07 Cr *

Possession : Under Construction (Oct 2025)

GP Blazing Star

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 & 3 BHK

Price Ranges : 57.45 L - 95.53 L *

Possession : Under Construction (May 2024)

Tulasi

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 BHK

Price Ranges : 1.08 Cr - 1.1 Cr *

Possession : Under Construction (Mar 2025)

Mahalakshmi Rupam

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 3 BHK

Price Ranges : 88.42 L - 1.27 Cr *

Possession : Under Construction (Jul 2026)

Lakshmi Ram Nivas

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 & 3 BHK

Price Ranges : 80 L - 1.15 Cr *

Possession : Ready to Occupy

Padma Sunshine

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 BHK

Price Ranges : 65.72 L - 75.84 L *

Possession : Under Construction (Dec 2024)

Smart Homes

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 3 BHK

Price Ranges : 80 L *

Possession : Ready to Occupy

Stepsstone Vatsa Elite

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 & 3 BHK

Price Ranges : 62.4 L - 83.62 L *

Possession : Under Construction (Dec 2030)

Malar Vanam

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 BHK

Price Ranges : 88.75 L - 93.74 L *

Possession : Ready to Occupy

GP Homes Blazing Star

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 & 3 BHK

Price Ranges : 70 L - 1.16 Cr *

Possession : Under Construction (Jun 2024)

MS Charan PRM3

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 BHK

Price Ranges : 64.8 L *

Possession : Ready to Occupy

Charan Nest

Property Type : Flats

Location : Porur, Chennai

Bedroom(S) : 2 BHK

Price Ranges : 64.8 L *

Possession : Ready to Occupy