T R Gopalan, Regional Director, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, mentioned increasing investments from Germany in Tamil Nadu. With the reputation of Germany in engineering excellence there is increasing interest in hi-tech companies setting up manufacturing facilities in Tamil Nadu. The latest is Witzenmann India that opened its production facility at Chromepet.
Make Chennai the Fintech capital and build this around Anna Salai, re-developed along with the completion of the metro rail work - N Krishnakumar F C Kohli set up the first campus of TCS in Chennai in 1999 and helped forge relationships with academic institutions. The Tidel Park soon followed and
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to the granddaddy of the IT industry, F C Kohli (94). The large audience at CII Connect 2018, applauded with a standing ovation. In his acceptance speech, Kohli described how it all began in 1968. A product of MIT,
For two years 2016-17 and 2017-18 there was a fall in production of coffee. While domestic consumption doubled over a decade, according to the Coffee Board, exports have not been promising. The recent extensive damage caused by rains predict a steep fall in production of coffee in the coming season. “There
Improved margins for SAIL The persistent strategic approach helped SAIL to strengthen the EBIDTA to Rs.5184 crore in 2017-18, a substantial increase over 2016-17, said Saraswati Prasad, CMD, SAIL. SAIL achieved its highest ever production of hot metal of 15.983 MT, crude steel of 15.021 MT and saleable steel of 14.071 MT.
The long cherished dream of Chennaiites to have piped gas supply for domestic use can be realised soon. There is also the opportunity to switch to LNG for public transportation. A potential for providing 45.5 lakh PNG connections and over 300 CNG stations has been estimated for Chennai, Tiruvallur and