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“A Global Industrial Giant. A Stable and Progressive State. The Best Destination for Your Investments. Welcome to Tamil Nadu.”

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Dr. T. R. B. Rajaa

Hon’ble Minister for Industries, Investment Promotion & Commerce


Project Groundings

Redefining Possibilities


Vision to Reality

Thought Leadership

Inspiring the Future

Fireside Chats

Illuminating Minds

Women CXOs Panel

Empower and Elevate

Start-up Pitches

Where Ideas take Wings

Networking Spaces

Connections that Count

Buyer Seller Meet for MSMEs

Collaborate and Prosper

Country Pavilions

Where World Unites

Sector Pavilions

Pioneering Excellence

Citizen Engagements

Shaping the Future Together

Immersive Experiences

Engage and Evolve

Cultural Spectacles

Colours of Tradition


Forging Lasting Partnerships


Capitalizing Growth Opportunities

Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet (TNGIM) 2024, the much awaited flagship event of the Government of Tamil Nadu, will be held in Chennai on the 7th and 8th of January. TNGIM 2024 will bring together investors, thought leaders, policymakers, and academia to shape a future leadership role for the State as we progress towards a trillion-dollar economy in a sustainable and inclusive environment.

Thought Leadership Sessions


Chris Miller

Author, Best-Selling Book 'Chip War'

Raghuram G Rajan

Former RBI Governor, Member of Economic Advisory Council to the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

Arvind Subramanian

Former Chief Economic Advisor to Govt. of India, Member of Economic Advisory Council to the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

Bhavish Aggarwal

Founder & CEO, Ola

Jeff Maggioncalda

CEO, Coursera

Mark Widmar

CEO, First Solar

Frank Torres Figueras

President, Nissan India

Debjani Ghosh

President, Nasscom

Somanath S

Chairman, ISRO

Satyakam Arya

Managing Director and CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles

Amitendu Palit

Senior Research Fellow and Research Lead (Trade and Economics) at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore

Lakshmi Venu

Managing Director, Sundaram – Clayton Limited

Menaka Doshi

Senior Editor, Bloomberg India

Kamal Bali

President & Managing Director, Volvo Group, India

Atul B Lall

Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Dixon Technologies (India) Limited

Vikram Gulati

Country Head & Executive VP, Toyota Kirloskar Motor

CK Ranganathan

Chairman & Managing Director, CavinKare Pvt Ltd

Sarah Kirlew

Australian Consul-General in Chennai, India

N Ramesh Babu

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras

Praveer Sinha

CEO & Managing Director, The Tata Power Company Limited

Rahul Jain

Managing Director and Senior Partner, India Head, BCG

Ramkumar Ramamoorthy

Former CMD, Cognizant India and Partner, Catalincs

S Christopher

Chairman, AIDAT

Rajendran Dandapani

Business Solutions Evangelist, Zoho Corporation

S K Sundararaman

Managing Director, Shiva Texyarn and Chairman, The Southern India Mills’ Association

Snehil Gambhir

Partner & Director – Transformations, BCG

Sindhu Gangadharan

SVP and MD, SAP Labs India

Deborah Thiagarajan

Chairperson, Madras Crafts Foundation and Director, Dakshinachitra Museum

Kewyn George

Global Director - Information Services, Expeditors

Santhanam B

CEO, Saint-Gobain Asia Pacific and India

Raghunathan Rengaswamy

Dean, Global Engagement, IIT Madras

Preetha Reddy

Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited

Anand Ramamoorthy

Managing Director, Micron India

Uday K S

EVP and Business Head (Technical Textiles Business), SRF Limited

GSK Velu

Chairman and Managing Director, Trivitron Healthcare Group of Companies

Sushma Vasudevan

Managing Director and Partner, BCG

Chetan Krishnaswamy

Vice President, Public Policy, Amazon India

Banmali Agrawala

President, Infrastructure, Defence and Aerospace, Tata Sons

Jetendra Gavankar

CEO, Safran India

Shenu Agarwal

Managing Director & CEO, Ashok Leyland

Janaki Kowtha

Technology Sales Leader, IBM

K Rathnam

CEO, Milky Mist

Rahul Mammen Mappillai

Managing Director (C.E.O), MRF Ltd.

Sasikumar Gendham

MD, Salcomp Manufacturing India Private Limited

Gopal Srinivasan

Chairman and MD, TVS Capital Funds

Nithya Subramanian

Head, Data & Analytics - AMEA, Kellanova

Sudhir Sitapati

Managing Director & CEO, Godrej Consumer Products Limited

Visalakshi Ramasamy

Founder, M.RM.RM Cultural Foundation

Vijay Sankar

Chairman, The Sanmar Group

Bejoy Arputharaj

Founder and CEO, PhantomFX

Pari Natarajan

CEO and Co-founder, Zinnov

Hemalatha Annamalai

Former Founder and Former CEO, Ampere Vehicles

Sridhar Neelakantan

CEO, Titan Engineering & Automation Limited (TEAL)

Harvansh Batra

Head, Purchase and Procurement, Dassault Aviation India

P Kaniappan

MD, ZF Commercial Vehicle Control Systems India Limited

Deepak Sharma

CEO and MD, Schneider Electric India


Founder & CEO, Cookd

Mohan Sivaprakasam

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras and Head, Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre

Uma Ratnam Krishnan

Managing Director - India, Optum Global Solutions

Kirti Seth

CEO, IT-ITeS Sector - Skill Council, NASSCOM

Chaitanya Sarawate

MD, Wipro GE HealthCare and President & CEO, GE HealthCare South Asia

Jayaseelan J

Chairman, Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association - Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Kerala

Alison Barrett

Country Director, British Council India

Saugata Mukherjee

Head of Content, Sony LIV

Village Cooking Channel

YouTube Channel

Janaka Pushpanathan

Director, British Council South India & Education Lead, India

Jayant D Patil

Whole-time Director and Senior Executive Vice President, L&T's Defence Business

S V Nathan

Partner, Deloitte India

T R Kesavan

Group President (Corporate Relations & Alliances), TAFE Limited

Warren Kevin Harris

CEO and MD, Tata Technologies

Kamakoti Veezhinathan

Director, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Gopalan Oppiliappan

Head, AI Centre of Excellence, Intel Corporation

Ruchira Das

Director, Arts, British Council India

Vijay Karunakaran

Founder & CEO, InGage Group of Companies

Ravi Venkatesan

Founder, Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME)

Krishna Chaitanya K


Naga Prakasam

Partner, Acumen Fund

Solomon Darwin

Executive Director, Garwood Centre for Corporate Innovation, Centre for Growth Markets

Shankar Vanavarayar

Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu

Kamal Johari

Managing Director, Nobel Hygiene

Subramani Ramakrishnan

Vice President, Technology Centers, UPS India

J Innocent Divya IAS

Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Skills Development Corporation

Sriram V

Entrepreneur and Historian

V Ramgopal Rao

Vice-Chancellor, BITS Pilani

Sameer Seth

Director, Marketing – India, Dolby Laboratories

Karthik Kumar Sundararaj

Director, Sivshree Medittex (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Vikash Agarwal

Area Managing Director, MAERSK - India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka

Sreeram Srinivasan

Executive Director, SETS

Supriya Sahu IAS

Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Environment, Climate Change & Forest, Government of Tamil Nadu

G D Gopalakrishnan

CEO, Sulochana Cotton Spinning Mills Pvt. Ltd.

Nitin Chordia

Founder, Kocoatrait Chocolates

Tanushree Garg

Senior Engineering Director, Technology, A.P. Moller - Maersk

Kaushik Dey

Head Quantum AI, Ericsson Research

Josh Foulger

Country Head and Managing Director, Bharat FIH Ltd

Anjali Singh

Executive Chairperson, Anand Group

Archana Prasad

Founder & CCO, Gooey.AI

Varun Boppana

Partner, BCG

Raja Manickam

Founder, Tessolve

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With a well-established industrial ecosystem, advanced infrastructure, and business-friendly policies, Tamil Nadu offers a plethora of opportunities. Its diverse and skilled workforce, coupled with a focus on research and development, positions the State as a leader in innovation.

Where Business Meets Success.

Tamil Nadu is India’s 2nd largest State economy. It is also India’s most industrialized State and a major engine of India’s economy.

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A Beacon of Sustainability. A Renewable Energy Giant.

Ranking among major countries, Tamil Nadu’s presence on this list is testament to the State’s long-term vision in combating climate change and ensuring sustainable development.

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Building the Future. A World-Class Skilling Ecosystem.

The State’s highly skilled workforce is testament to the quality and reach of its educational system, which has powered the engines of its industrial growth.

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A Skilled Workforce. Assured Success.

With a reputation for offering the most disciplined workforce across the country, Tamil Nadu has made giant strides over decades in developing a dream workforce for investors in the State.

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Built for Progress. Destined for Growth.

Tamil Nadu’s industrial infrastructure is a class above the rest in terms of both quality and quantity, and has played a key role in the State’s stellar economic growth story and the success of investors in the State.

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Advanced Technologies. Enhanced Efficiency.

As a global leader in the adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies, Tamil Nadu ranks among the 13 global Advanced Manufacturing Hubs (AMHUB) designated by the World Economic Forum.

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Where Business is Easier. Success Arrives Faster

Ranked 3rd among the States in India in terms of Ease of Doing Business, Tamil Nadu has a slew of initiatives that make the entire process effortless.

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Manufacturing for the World. An Exports Juggernaut.

With close to $40 billion in exports over 2022–2023, Tamil Nadu is a veritable juggernaut of exports and contributes to around 9.02% of India’s total exports.

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New-Age Policies. Unmatched Benefits

Tamil Nadu has a storied history of advancing industrial growth and economic development with some of the most forward-looking industrial policies in India

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Innovating for Tomorrow. An R&D Behemoth.

Tamil Nadu’s R&D ecosystem, coupled with the abundant skilled talent in the State, attracts top global companies in the high-end technology and manufacturing innovation space.

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TAMIL NADU Focus & Sunrise Sectors

From automobiles and aerospace to textiles and IT, Tamil Nadu boasts a wide range of sectors including electric vehicles, AI, data analytics, and advanced materials. These sectors receive special attention and support from the government and present exciting investment opportunities for investors.

brand identity

The Government of Tamil Nadu takes pride in unveiling the official logo for the upcoming Global Investors Meet 2024. The logo, an emblematic representation of the Tamil letter '' (tha), exudes the spirit of progress, prosperity, and boundless potential under the theme, Leadership, Sustainability and Inclusivity.

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