• Fastest growing state economy in India
  • One of the top three recipients of Foreign Direct Investment
  • Matured manufacturing sector
  • Fast emerging as the IT happening destination
  • Stable political climate
  • Pro-active and investor friendly government with transparent decision-making approach
  • Peaceful living conditions and low crime rate
  • Most urbanized state
  • Ranks No.1 in availability of skilled manpower in India
  • Most sought after destination by MNCs
  • Low cost of man power
  • Lower cost of living when compared to other locations
  • Largest turn-out of engineers
  • Well qualified, skilled, disciplined, productivity oriented and English speaking work force
  • High literacy rate of 73.50%
  • Modern ports and airports
  • World class health care facilities - Chennai is the health care capital of India
  • Availability of world class bandwidth connectivity and telecom infrastructure for high speed large volume data transfer
  • Well developed network of industrial parks offering plug and play infrastructural facilities
  • Fastest growing retail market in India

Source: Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Government of India