Chennai's older name was Chennapatnam, and during the British rule it was named Madras. Even if it has become a metropolitan city, it is far less congested and polluted. Chennai is considered to be the cooking pot for many "start up" companies. It is also an electronic manufacturing base. Chennai is the third biggest IT servicers in India, and they provide handsome salary to both technical and non-technical professionals. Leading IT Park in Chennai are POLARIS, HP, INFOSIS, TCS, WIPRO, IBM, DELL, etc. This development in the IT sector in Chennai has sparked a new wave for Chinese Interpreters to have a solid base and smart access to developed resources.