Destination Chennai



PARTICIPATE IN INDIA’S GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES


India is one of the largest and fastest growing world economies. A top-ten destination for global investments.
As a base for high-tech companies and multinational corporations, India offers access to one of the world’s largest consumer markets with a vast and young talent pool. Propelling India’s huge success is growing urban infrastructure, thriving IT, banking and financial services, and emerging telecommunication and manufacturing sectors.





PARTICIPATE IN INDIA’S GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES



Tamil Nadu Workforce


  • literacy rate of over 80%
  • Strong pool of engineering graduates and technicians
  • Highest concentration of skilled labour engaged in manufacturing operations (Source: Annual Survey of Industries 2010-2011)
  • Four modern sea ports and 20 minor ports handling over 1.2 million metric tonnes of cargo in 2011-12


Chennai


  • Capital of Tamil Nadu State and the largest commercial and industrial centre in Southern India
  • A top-ten global automotive manufacturing centre: produces 60% of India’s automotive exports
  • Other major industries: software services, electronics manufacturing, health care and financial services
  • Home to India’s third busiest airport, three major sea ports and well-connected rail network (Source: Confederation of Indian Industry)



States State GDP (Rs bn) 2012-13 Avg growth 2005- 06 to 2013-14 (Gross State Domestic Product) (PE) Population (mn) (Census 2011) Contribution to India GDP Avg growth in manufacturing ( from 2005-06 to 2013-14
Maharashtra 8,436 9.30% 112.4 15.4% 8.81%
Tamil Nadu 4,513 9.15% 72.2 8.2% 8.93%
Gujarat 4,272 9.75% 60.4 7.8% 9.57%
Karnataka 2,967 7.25% 61 5.4% 5.81%


Source: (PE) - Planning Commission, Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) & Ministry of Industry, Govt. of India (as on 31.05.2014).


NEIGHBORHOODS

Mahabalipuram - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahabalipuram
Pondicherry - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pondicherry