Major Industries Present In The State Of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is a booming sector when it comes to industrialization and many new industries and companies are coming up every day in Tamil Nadu every month. This shows that definitely, Tamil Nadu is not behind when it comes to development as a state. There are some cities like Chennai, Madurai, and Coimbatore that consist of the most number of different industries. 

Like you may find textile industries prevailing in the Coimbatore region white you may find Builders in Madurai region and in Chennai you can find every major industry like the paper industry, textile industry, automobile industries, information technology, tourism industries, leather and sugar industries. 

Overall, if you’re visiting Tamil Nadu, you may find every major industry there and major companies like Dell, Accenture, and HCL are actively investing in the Tamil Nadu sector and creating more job opportunities for people living there.


Different Industries Present In Tamil Nadu

Textile Industry

Tamil Nadu is one of the major contributors in the Indian textile sector with more than 25 percent of exports recorded from the state itself. Tamil Nadu exports cotton, yarn, and fabric, and the Coimbatore region is regarded as the “Manchester of the south” due to this reason. Another thing that is most famous is the Kancheepuram silk which comes under the silk textile industry and Tamil Nadu holds the fourth position in the production of silk textile. Kancheepuram silk is best known for its fine quality and the traditional touch that it provides.

Sugar Industry

Tamil Nadu is another major state contributing to the overall production of sugar exports of the country. Tamil Nadu produces around 10 percent of total sugar production in India. Major cities contributing to the production of sugar are Villupuram, Vellore, Cuddalore, Erode, Thiruvannamalai, Coimbatore, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, and Madurai. There are around 42 sugar production houses in Tamil Nadu out of which 23 are privately owned mills, 16 are owned by the cooperative sector and 3 are publicly owned.

Paper Industry

When it comes to the production of paper for the country, Andhra Pradesh stands on the top while Tamil Nadu holds the second spot in the list of paper production states in India. Major districts like Kancheepuram, Bhavanisagar, Pallipalyam, Pugalur, Paramathi, Vellore, Coimbatore, Udumaliapettai, Thoppampatti, and Nillakkottai are known for the large production of paper for the Tamil Nadu state.

Automobile Industry

The automobile industry is one of the major industries contributing to the overall GDP of the country. Chennai is the dominant city in the production of automobiles and their components earned the name of Detroit of Southern Asia. Tamil Nadu contributes around 8 percent to the GDP and produces 33 percent of the commercial cars and 21 percent of private cars running on the streets of the nation. Chennai produces more than 30 percent of total automobile production with 35 percent automobile components production. 

Tourism Industry

The tourism industry is another booming sector in India and there are many states that contribute towards the economy due to their vast tourism sectors. Tamil Nadu secures second place in this sector with an annual growth rate of 16 percent in the last financial year. There are many ancient places, breathtaking hill stations, and pilgrimage centers that excite the people from other states and countries to give a visit. You will see many natural bodies, and natural landscapes everywhere you go in Tamil Nadu.