Chennai floods software companies shift work to tirupati. Flood a natural disasterwhich cannot be prevented only controlled. Chennai flood 2015, the disaster, the challenges and the. Could damage from the chennai floods have been prevented. Tcs, wipro and major it offices shut down in chennai posted on december 1, 2015 december 12, 2015 by officechai team the cyclonetriggered rains in tamil nadu have wreaked havoc across the state for the past 30 days with the highest recorded rainfall in states history. In india, ibm teams respond in flooding disaster ibm. Ani a view of a partially submerged power substation is seen in a flood affected area in chennai. Intelliasia software private limited company, directors. As far as chennai city is concerned, it will be cloudy with few spells of rain, met dept says. In addition, on 9 december chief minister jayalalithaa requested modi to develop a credit and soft loan programme through the finance ministry to aid.
Intelliasia software private limited is a private incorporated on 09 november 2011. In wake of the incessant rains in south india and the resultant flooding organizations had to put their business continuity plans bcp into action. Affiliation of authors dmsd, dmsg, national remote sensing centre 10. The outskirts of the city which hosts many software. No sooner did the rains lash the relatively dry area did the city know of a new natural disaster that was getting unleashed. The deluge followed a month of persistent monsoon rains that were already well above normal for the indian state of tamil nadu. Service and support impacted by the chennai flood disaster. Question raised in lok sabha on loss due to floods and thunder storms, 03032020 question raised in lok sabha on loss due to floods and thunder storms, 03032020. Photos of tamil nadu floods more districts hit after further heavy rain 25 november, 2015 by floodlist news in asia, news reports indicate that 400,000 people have been displaced by the floods in tamil nadu that began earlier this month. A private software company in tiruchirappalli has donated humanoid robots to govt hospital in the city for delivering medicines to patients at covid19 isolation ward. Best practices on flood prevention, protection and mitigation 3 flood forecasting and warning is a prerequisite for successful mitigation of flood damage. The 72mm cloudburst in the city on sunday not only flooded roads, it also made its impact felt on the concourse of one. And we have discussed in detail about the urban flood management strategies which have been implemented in various developed countries such as uk, malaysia, australia and japan.
To avert the major floods like in 2015, chennai will soon have an artificial intelligence ai system for flood forecasting and management in urban areas, r. Dec 03, 2015 more heavy rainfall is forecast for chennai, where massive floods this week have inundated multilane highways, an airport runway, streets and homes. The satellite images of chennai captured between 1984 and 2012 show how the city has change, maybe for the the worse. With this there is a huge loss to it companies, as there was no internet c. Disease outbreak doctors warn of epidemic in chennai due to incessant rains and floods. Vanuston is a software solutions company based in chennai, india. Anna universitys l elango ilango said, adding that during heavy rains, the runoff into the ocean would be greater, if storage capacity of the.
The 2015 south india floods resulted from heavy rainfall generated by the annual northeast. Floods are not new to chennai but this time it is more than expected. The chennai floods of 2015 and the health system response. Search software engineer jobs in chennai with glassdoor. Chennai rains chennai tamil nadu floods jayalalithaa heavy rains infrastructure chennai. Mar 24, 2016 their own families caught in the devastating chennai floods, indian cricket team members r.
Flooding in chennai, the capital of the southern indian state of tamil nadu, shut the citys international airport on wednesday after water engulfed the runway following days of heavy rain in the. Indias military and paramilitary forces began rescue and. Ntellisoft technologies inc intelli africa ltd intelliasia software p ltd are a recognized leader in a wide range of information systems technology. Chennai floods 2015 and possible solutions from developed. In a firstofitskind initiative in india, online cab aggregator ola has launched a free boat service to rescue stranded residents in the flood hit areas of chennai.
Due to low pressure rainfall will continue in next 24 hours in tamil. Software, automobile companies like tcs, cognizant, nissan affected software exporters running a big portion of their technology development and delivery from chennai kept critical resources in their offices on tuesday. Dec 08, 2015 some observations and conclusions are made. Flood map shows the map of the area which could get flooded if the water level rises to a particular elevation.
Mar 24, 2016 chennai floods an eye opener for city planners latest updates. Government has enough money and power, but most of the politicians fill their pockets first and remaining very little reaches to the people. Particulars of collation pages 34 figures 34 tables references 3 8. In fact, the mail servers and storage systems are not located in chennai. South india floods leave three million cut off from basic. Pradeep john, an independent weather forecaster, made accurate predictions during the chennai floods of 2015 and 2016 vardah cyclone photos. Explore flood profile at times of india for photos, videos and latest news of flood. A view of the marooned manali express road, tiruvottiyur in chennai on december 05, 2015. While rain waters did cause flooding, the unexpected and extremely swift water level raise came from the opening of the biggest lake in chennai in the middle of the night. How technology helps the uk deal with flooding mobile technology, digital mapping and geographical information systems all played a part in ensuring public safety during this. Photos of tamil nadu floods more districts hit after. Google spreadsheet comes to citys rescue it is a technologyenabled attempt to crowdsource information about relief on internet. It has the largest operations for indias top software company tcs, infosys has worlds largest development center with 25,000 employees in mahindra world city at paranur near chengalpattu, and many centers in it corridor, and many other cmmilevel 5 companies have their headoffices, regionaloffices and.
Software exporters have invoked business continuity plans, which in tech parlance is an intimation to the companys other centres across the country to lend a hand to projects handled from chennai. Ashwin and murali vijay said they have been pained by the loss of life in the disaster and will try to. In response, ibm deployed sahanathe open source software from sahana. Chennai floods, urban flood management, thames barrier, smart tunnel, retarding basin. This informal and an almost chance discussion formed the genesis of the rapid assessment of chennai floods, presented in this report. Unmindful of the lofty intellectuals at work in the glass and steel buildings of the software parks. Unique analysis and insights from the wall street journal and dow jones newswires on the daily news in the. Floods in chennai are expected to have a material impact on tcs current quarter revenues, the countrys largest software services firm said on. The chennai floods were a very sad situation and i could not help myself assisting them in their time of need. Chennai floods, 2015 a satellite and field based assessment study 7. Study and analysis of chennai flood 2015 using gis and multicriteria technique. Lack of legislation for the flood plain zoning resulted in developments abutting waterways, leading to the inundation in chennai and its suburbs during the 2015 floods.
Moreover, insurance claims for damage to property, automobiles and other goods following the devastating floods in tamil nadu could rise to well over rs 1,000 crore, general insurance companies. Jan 14, 2016 indian software giant infosys reported a betterthanexpected 6. Even as the numbers of dead and missing rose from the disastrous floods in the himalayan rivers, it was a water calamity of a different kind in southern india. The recent issue with zoho mail is not a result of our systems being impacted by the chennai flood disaster. Sagitec solutions is building homes for chennai flood victims.
A strong disaster response team needs to be set up at a local level. It is classified as nongovt company and is registered at registrar of companies, chennai. But it has to be admitted that the city has become more vulnerable to severe flooding. Ibm in india, ibm teams respond in flooding disaster. Government city buses and share autos commutes to north, mid and south chennai. Approach we evaluate the business models of our clients, the work flows. Floods india environment portal news, reports, documents. Vol1 issue3 2016 organize by sngc, coimbatore a critical. Introduction flood is overflow of excess water that submerges land and inflow of. Local officials described the flooding in chennai, a coastal city, capital and metro. Floods in chennai are expected to have a material impact on tcs current quarter revenues, the countrys largest software services firm said on friday. The public health system in tamil nadu managed to respond appropriately along a number of these dimensions mentioned previously, in the period immediately following the floods. Chennai floods, 2015 a satellite and field based assessment.
The coastal districts of andhra pradesh usually bear the brunt of heavy rains that occur during the northeast monsoon. A perfect storm of climate change and failed planning. Nov 17, 2015 the downpour is the result of indias northeast monsoon that moves over parts of southern india for about three months beginning october. Chennai floods a climate change wakeup call for world cnn. Explore flooding in chennai profile at times of india for photos, videos and latest news of flooding in chennai. The custom software development company and their employees joined forces with aid india to build seven houses for underprivileged families. Cognizant provides update on impact of chennai flooding. Combined with unrestricted construction activity in mumbais lowlying central neighborhoods, there is no place for the water to recede, especially with the high tide washing into the city from the sea. Software companies were closed for about one month due to heavy floods in chennai. Essay on chennai flash floods india disaster management. Introduction causes effect flood prone areas flood management flood management scope conclusion contents. Well, for every occurrence there is a reason, similarly there were reasons for chennai being drastically effected by the floods. This has been typified by the 2015 chennai floods and the latest inundations in bangaluru and guragon, putting at risk higher numbers of casualties and significant economic losses.
Zoho has multiple, redundant data centers across multiple continents. There were, of course, hundreds of images, as everyone turned newsmen and captured the agony and pain of hundreds of chennai ties on their mobile phones. Chennai floods are not a natural disastertheyve been created by. There are 1,442 software engineer job openings in chennai. Though we cant change the plan of the city, here are some ways in which we can make the city ready for any eventuality due to incessant rain. In order to address the human resource requirements, hundreds of. The floods in chennai, a major manufacturing and service industry hub, have exacted a financial cost, too. Postdisaster relief by vehicle route planning and service. As the southern indian city of chennai still struggles to cope after floods that have cost hundreds of lives and left thousands homeless, india says climate change is to blame. As a case study of chennai floods in 2015, openstreetmap of chennai is processed in qgis software to obtain the target locations in affected regions.
A similar exercise was necessary on the chennai floods of 2015 to ensure that the vast amount of information and data put up on public domain during and immediately after the event was not lost. Dec 30, 2015 chennai flood 2015, the disaster, the challenges and the solutions. The city of chennai alone experienced five major floods between 1943 and. It was found out that chennai flood was due to the high intensity rainfall caused. The city on the coastline of the bay of bengal woke up to a clear sky on 17 november after a week of. The document is also sounding board for anyone with an net connection. Chennai is the second largest exporter of software in india next to bangalore. The thames barrier is a unique flood control structure on the river thames at woolwich reach in east london.
A year on from the devastating chennai floods, we hear from the volunteers who kept the city afloat. Chennais floods were a perfect storm of climate change and. The key selling point of third party it outsourcing companies is keeping costs down. Chennai floods chennai floods are not a natural disaster theyve been created by unrestrained construction the infrastructure of big commerce has replaced the infrastructure to. Chennai floods the latest news about chennai floods from the wsj india real time blog.
Sreedhar potarazu, an ophthalmologist and entrepreneur, is the founder of enziime, a software company focused on providing data science. Several states in the country have been affected by natural calamities including thunder storms and floods during 201920. Chennai flood 2015, the disaster, the challenges and the solutions. A branchandbound algorithm is designed to obtain the vehicle routes among target locations such that the total traveling time is minimized. Chennai floods are not a natural disaster theyve been. Therefore the responsible authorities should provide timely and reliable flood warning, flood. It firms hcl, tcs, wipro close offices, arrange employee accommodation tamil nadu has seen the heaviest rainfall in more than a century, causing massive flooding and the national weather office says the state will see no respite from the downpours for the next three days. In its report on schemes for flood control and flood forecasting in the country, the comptroller and auditor general of india cag has faulted the state government on at least three counts for the chennai floods in 2015. The weather office in chennai has predicted more rains in tamil nadu over the next 24 hours due to presence of a low pressure in bay of bengal. Local officials described the flooding in chennai, a coastal city, capital and metro area with a population of over 8 million people, as the worst in a century. Chennai to get rs 462 crore to clean up air, check flooding.
Ai system for managing and forecasting flood in chennai soon. We provide services that are highly regarded in the information technology industry. Indias online cab aggregator ola starts boat service in. It is surrounded by kk nagar on the west, vadapalani on the north and saidapet on the south. India blames climate for chennai floods 6 december, 2015 by climate news network in asia, news as the southern indian city of chennai still struggles to cope after floods that have cost hundreds of lives and left thousands homeless, india says climate change is to blame. The recent images of the flooding in chennai on social media were scary and show us how badly our cities are messed up. Intelligentsia is a global management consulting, technology services, soa services and outsourcing company. But water offers no exemption to the elite industry. Ramesh says that he was optimistic others would join in to help. This is how chennai looked in 2010, more brown than green. Evidently, good money has been spent down the drain. An aerial view of rain hit area in chennai, tamil nadu on december 03, 2015.
Dec 03, 2015 south india floods leave three million cut off from basic services. A fter the recent floods, most chennaites have undergone the experience of living in an unplanned city. Authors project team c m bhatt and ashish mishra 9. As the city grew, it occupied most of the water bodies. I always look for opportunities to help people in need, says parimala, the location management executive for ibm in hyderabad.
The volunteers who kept chennai afloat through the floods. Another cause of chronic flooding is the citys inefficient water drainage system. The flood in chennai may appear to qualify as a natural disaster. Its effectiveness depends on the level of preparedness and correct response. Chennai, the biggest industrial and commercial center in south india, was officially declared a disaster area on. Study and analysis of chennai flood 2015 using gis and.
Chennai floods, based on the experience of working with rescue and relief teams during the floods. There is an intracity connectivity from ashok nagar. Every city needs to be prepared for such incidents. Roof leaks, floods chennai central chennai news times of. H k rajashekar two years later, chennai received copious rain of about 700 mm in just three days. It is 520 meters wide and protects london against storm surges and. Chennai floods crippling floods in the city have caused huge losses to the it industry. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions. Ashok nagar is located west of mambalam, chennai, tamil nadu, india. Indias infosys rides out chennai floods, posts profit rise.1045 1280 727 602 903 1247 949 417 459 572 1531 569 1427 402 254 979 490 1022 1007 439 370 1015 25 143 925 395 1455 1473 1140 1271 762 56 1356 1182 142 340 1453 824