Direct employment to nearly 661 , 000 people.
Export growth rate of 8.6% over the period 2013–18.
Integrated IT infrastructure consisting of state data Centre, state - wide area network, cloud computing, disaster data recovery centre.
World - class IT Communication Infrastructure - 6 Submarine Cables connect Chennai to the world.
USD 6 bn
FDI in 2017-18
USD 18 bn
Revenue in FY 2017-18
USD 15 bn
Exports in FY 2017-18
Dedicated IT / ITeS SEZs
Yearly graduates in IT related disciplines
Largest Bandwidth among Indian cities
Clusters in Tamil Nadu
IT & ITES
Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited (ELCOT) has developed IT Parks across Tier I and Tier II cities spread across 1321 acres.
Tamil Nadu’s Pride
TCS Chennai office is the largest campus in Asia and can well be defined as the epitome of the most thriving industry in India. With over 30,000 employees working there, the campus can be defined as an engineering and architectural marvel and offers a blend of business and life style statements. TCS Chennai office is spread across 70 acres of land and built over 5,000,000 square feet...Read More
Chennai delivery centre laid the foundation for Capgemini business services in India. With a total headcount of over 1600, the centre supports clients in English, French & Arabic languages. Chennai centre also boasts the CoE for Supply chain, Finance & Accounting and it is also emerging as the Centre for Financial services....Read More
The World Bank
The World Bank Chennai is the extension of the World Bank headquartered in Washington, DC.The World Bank Chennai office offers corporate financial, accounting, administrative and IT services for the Bank's offices in around 150 countries....Read More
Ford Research and Development Centre in Chennai is an integrated center with various facilities like simulation labs, VR labs, AI and innovative Machine learning capabilities. It is the third most important R&D set up by Ford in the Asian Pacific region...Read More
ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC)
STT has 2 operational data centers in Chennai and the third one is under construction. The data center located in Ambattur is one of the largest operating data centers in the country....Read More
PayPal Chennai houses a Global Technology Center with more than 800 engineers working in major initiatives to improve its global payments platform. PayPal’s Global Operations also have expanded to Chennai to support their North American customers’ financial services operations (FSO), with a focus on Compliance and Protection Services....Read More
Zoho, home-grown SaaS unicorn has more than 40 integrated online applications aiding multiple business operations. Currently, holds its presence in 7 countries with its global headquarters and R&D campus in Chennai....Read More
Chennai-based Freshworks is one of India’s largest SaaS companies. Freshworks builds customer engagement software solutions for companies of all sizes, and serves 40,000 customers worldwide. Since 2010, Freshworks has acquired 12 companies and has opened 13 offices around the world, employing over 3000 people....Read More
- Well-developed Tier II cities with lower real estate cost and availability of technically qualified English-speaking workforce is a huge attraction to BPO companies.
- Strategic location, excellent OFC network and surplus power have ensured the emergence of Chennai as a hub for commissioning, operation and maintenance of data centers.
- A Unique blend of manufacturing base and technology ecosystem provides an ideal environment for research and development centers.
- The government encourages industry to collaborate with academia in creating centers of excellence in emerging technologies
“Citi has a long and rewarding association with Tamil Nadu going back several decades. Tamil Nadu has been a strategically important location and a source of talent for Citi globally over the years. In 2013, we expanded our association with the state by setting up a strategic site with a focus on Operations, Technology and Analytics. Tamil Nadu has many advantages - a rich talent pool, a vibrant educational ecosystem and a growing number of global organizations across sectors who continue to scale up their presence here. Citi is proud to be a partner in this mutually rewarding journey.”
Managing Director & Head – Citi Solutions Centers, India
“Over the past 25 years, Guidance Tamil Nadu has played a pivotal role in enabling Cognizant engineer modern businesses to improve everyday life. Guidance has served as a catalyst for our accelerated growth, right from the inception and expansion of our operations in the state, to the pioneering work being done by our Centers of Excellence and Innovation.”
Ex-Chairman and Managing Director, India at Cognizant
“Chennai, with its reputation of being the gateway for global internet companies in India, coupled with the progressive policies of the Tamil Nadu Government, offers a great opportunity for the data centre industry to thrive and flourish. STT GDC (India) is proud to have a significant presence in Tamil Nadu with two existing large facilities located in Chennai and the third facility that is under construction and likely to be ready for service by the end this year. As a matter of fact, our STT Chennai DC 2 facility located at Ambattur, is one of the largest standalone Data Centre facilities in production environment in India with a design capacity of more than 20MW of IT load."