India's second-largest state economy has evolved from ancient sea trade to IT innovation and engineering prowess.
Highest number of factories in India - over 37,220 units.
Leading centre in India for international medical tourism.
1st private submarine optical fibre cable to link Chennai.
Floriculture occupies 25,610 ha area; exported worldwide.
US$ 229.7bn GSDP recorded during fiscal year 2018-19.
Tamil Nadu recorded $30 bn worth of exports in 2019-20.
of total auto and auto parts exports from India came out of Tamil Nadu, India, in 2017-18.
largest coastline in India at 1,076 km, with four major ports and 22 non-major ports.
Tamil Nadu has around 28 oil and gas fields in the Cauvery basin, producing crude oil and natural gas.
electronic hardware manufacturing and export hub in India on the back of strong human capital.
highest contributor to India's renewable energy capacity at 12% of total generation capacity.
The state's agriculture output spans principal crops, horticulture, floriculture, and dairy farming.
formally approved SEZs in the state, the largest concentration among Indian states.
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Hyundai has made Chennai the manufacturing and export hub for its small cars.
Caterpillar USA has chosen Chennai for earth moving equipment manufacturing plant.
Delphi operates a large manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu.
Ford Motor runs a manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu.
Amazon.in has established two warehouses at Chennai and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.
Ennore LNG Project, with an expected capacity of 5 MT of LNG per annum, is being developed by Indian Oil LNG.
GK Industrial Park, an upcoming 243 ha fabrication-focused industrial property in Tiruchirapalli.
Proposed 8-lane of Bengaluru-Chennai Expressway (BCE) Phase-II, with an estimated project cost of US$670m.
Integrated Aerospace Park in 1,214 ha in Perambalur region, with an estimated investment of US$830m.
Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Thanjavur, Tiruppur, Salem, Vellore, Coimbatore, Madurai, Thoothukudi, Chennai and Erode are the cities identified in Tamil Nadu, for development under the Smart Cities Mission.
as part of the Chennai-Mumbai Expressway to be developed.
India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments