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Tamil Nadu is among the pioneering Indian states to establish strategic policies for the IT and ITeS sector. This sector has unveiled remarkable prospects for bolstering software exports and service offerings within the state. With a robust industrial foundation and infrastructure, exceptional connectivity on a global scale, ample and reliable power supply, outstanding healthcare facilities, prestigious educational institutions, and a highly skilled workforce, Tamil Nadu has emerged as a highly sought-after hub for IT related endeavours.


Share of Total IT investments in India


in terms of Software Exports in the Country


Sumit Mukhija

CEO, ST Telemedia Global Data Centres India

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.

Ramkumar Ramamoorthy

Ex-Chairman and Managing Director, India at Cognizant

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.

Balaji Nuthalapadi

Managing Director & Head, Citi Solutions Centers, India

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.


  • The IT and ITeS sector has generated employment opportunities for more than 1.1 million individuals.
  • Achieved an export growth rate of 8.6% over the period of 2013 to 2018.
  • Boasts an integrated IT infrastructure comprising a State Data Center, State-Wide Area Network, Cloud Computing facilities, and a Disaster Data Recovery Center.
  • Features world-class IT communication infrastructure with 6 submarine cables linking Chennai to the global network.

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India's visionary approach aspires to achieve a remarkable $1 trillion digital economy by the year 2025.

By 2025, India is poised to claim a substantial 41% share of the digital engineering services market.

The Indian data Center market is anticipated to experience robust growth, with a CAGR exceeding 4% between 2019 and 2025.

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