A large segment of India’s manufacturing sector is based in Tamil Nadu
- Major international companies like BMW, Renault Nissan and Hyundai have production facilities in the State.
- Domestic manufacturers like TVS and Ashok Leyland also have their production bases here.
The sector has historically been a leader in using advanced manufacturing processes
- Tamil Nadu is home to a robust IT and software industry.
- This industry supports the Industry 4.0 revolution by providing software solutions, analytics capabilities and skilled tech talent.
The Tamil Nadu Government is proactively promoting Industry 4.0
- It has launched multiple initiatives and policies to boost investments in manufacturing and technology.
- These efforts make Tamil Nadu more appealing for industries looking to transition towards Industry 4.0.
- The State has multiple industrial corridors.
- There are numerous incubation and R & D centres in place.
- This infrastructure facilitates advanced manufacturing needs.
- Tamil Nadu is second largest contributor to India’s GDP.
- It has four international airports
- Two domestic airports
- Four major sea ports
- 18 minor sea ports
- 2,53,510 km of roads
An evolving Startup ecosystem
- Many Startups in the State are focused on key areas of Industry 4.0, including AI, IoT, Robotics and Data Analytics.
Tamil Nadu actively seeks international collaboration
- The State is looking to partner with countries known for advanced manufacturing expertise.
- The focus is on technology transfers, investments and joint ventures.