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Highest contributor to India's renewable energy capacity.

TAMIL NADU

Tamil Nadu, the land of Kanjivaram sarees, houses the country's largest spinning industry. The urbanized state has the second largest coastline in India and an excellent road and rail network. The capital of Tamil Nadu is Chennai, which is a cultural, economic and educational centre. Foreign Direct Investment has introduced the sate to innovative technologies, new markets and demands in the input. 

Key upcoming projects

- Ennore LNG Project, with an expected capacity of 5 mt of LNG per annum, is being developed by Indian Oil LNG Pvt. Ltd.

- GK Industrial Park, an upcoming 243 ha fabrication-focused industrial property in Tiruchirapalli

- Smart Cities Mission, for which Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Thiruvananthapuram, Thanjavur, Tiruppur, Salem, Vellore, Coimbatore, Madurai, Thoothukudi, Chennai and Erode are the cities identified in Tamil Nadu

Highlights

  • 1
    Highest number of operational SEZs (36) in India
  • 2
    Largest producer of flowers, banana, tapioca, coconut and turmeric
  • 3
    Largest producer of eggs and second largest poultry population in India

HIGHLIGHTS

Key Sectors

Aerospace

Aerospace

The state is planning Special Purpose Aviation Resource Cluster SEZs (SPARKS) to boost investments in the sector, expected to create 100,000 direct and indirect employment opportunities for highly skilled resources.

 

Food Processing

Food Processing

Tamil Nadu has diverse soil types and 7 agro-climatic zones that offer ample opportunity to grow a variety of horticulture crops. Also, seafood and spices form a major part of agricultural exports from the state.

 

Textile and Garments

Textile and Garments

Tamil Nadu ranks first in apparel production and second in textile production in India. It houses India's largest spinning industry, accounting for almost 40% of the total installed capacity of the country

 

Automobiles

Automobiles

The state contributes 21% to the total auto exports from India. Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, is one of the largest auto hubs in India. Tamil Nadu the largest tyre manufacturing state in India and home to over 80 auto component manufacturers.

 

Information Technology

Information Technology

Tamil Nadu is the fourth largest software exporter from India. The state has the largest telecom bandwidth and highest tele-density in India with 14.8 tbps.

 

Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical

Tamil Nadu accounts for 10% of the total pharmaceutical production of the country and is the fifth largest producer of pharmaceutical products in India.

 

Tourism

Tourism

Tamil Nadu was ranked first in both domestic and foreign tourist arrivals in 2014 and 2015 consecutively in the country.

 

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

The state has highest renewable energy capacity in India and ranks 10th globally in installed capacity of wind power generation units.