Infrastructure Sector

Infrastructure strength in Tamil Nadu


Most urbanized state
in India with more than 48.5% of the population living in urbanized locality

Strong road network
of more than 200,000 km with a road density of 177 km per 100

Tamil Nadu has an
installed capacity of over 20,000 MW. The State will be power surplus by 2016
Largest telecom bandwidth and highest tele-density in India
Constitute 15% of the major
ports capacity
with 3 Major ports and 23 non-major ports. The only state with 4 international airports
2 Industrial Corridors,
1 PCPIR, 1 ITIR, Aerospace and Logistics Park and Industrial Parks/Townships being developed

Tenth largest wind power capacity in the world with
an installed capacity of 7000MW
Pioneer in technical
with an annual turn-out of 1 Million graduates in Engineering, Arts & Sciences, Diploma holders and ITIs
Chennai is the Healthcare capital of India with robust network of over 300 multi-specialty hospitals with about 12,500 doctors
Opportunities in Infrastructure

The vision for Tamil Nadu for 2023 is to become India’s most prosperous and progressive State with no poverty, and where its people enjoy all the basic services of a modern society and live in harmonious engagement with the environment and with the rest of the world.
Vision 2023 envisages an investment of $250 billion in 217 strategic infrastructure projects.

Signature Projects
  • Develop world class Centers of Excellencein at least 10 areas that act as nuclei of innovation
  • Set up two medical cities in southern and western Tamil Nadu
  • Double water storage capacity across the state
  • High speed broadband connectivity to be reached to every village
  • Two supercritical and other power projects of cumulative
    20000 MW
  • Gas grid connecting ten large cities
  • 2000 km of 6/8 lane highways
  • High speed rail connecting Chennai – Coimbatore – Madurai – Kanyakumari
  • Development of industrial corridors between Chennai – Hosur, Chennai – Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore – Madurai, Coimbatore – Salem and Madurai – Thoothukudi.
  • Three greenfield ports and 5 minor ports with total cargo handling capacity of 150 million tonnes per annum
  • Greenfield airport near Chennai with an annual capacity of at least 40 million passengers
Sept 2015

Global Investors

Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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10 Reasons to Choose Tamil Nadu

  • An economic powerhouse on a high growth trajectory
  • A global industrial and manufacturing hub
  • Robust physical infrastructure
  • Renewable energy capital of India
  • Innovation and Knowledge hub of India
  • Robust urban and social infrastructure with world class civic amenities
  • Strong tourism footprint
  • Path breaking policy initiatives and investor facilitation framework
  • New paradigm for industrial growth
  • Vision 2023 for inclusive growth and Development