Roots Group, Coimbatore is one of the earliest to enter the electronic vehicle segment in India. Roots has set up a subsidiary in the US to produce mechanised cleaning equipment. A Masters Degree holder from Lincoln Technical Institute, USA. K Ramasamy, Chairman spoke to IE on his vision and mission.
'Land' is among the most important resources required by the industry. The investor looks for land with good infrastructure and for quality human resources. “The Revenue Department endeavours to procure land needed by industry. We want to de-congest areas in and around Chennai and encourage development of southern Tamil Nadu," said
SIDCO, a state-owned corporation engaged in providing infrastructure support for MSMEs, is a zero-debt dividend-paying corporation. The Editor caught up with Ms Apoorva, IAS, Chairperson and Managing Director, SIDCO. Excerpts: INDUSTRIAL ECONOMIST (IE): What is the role of MSME in the state? APOORVA: My short spell in the Industries Department during 2010-11
Dr. Anand Samuel, an expert on air-conditioning and refrigeration, and Vice Chancellor, Vellore Institute of Technology and University, explained the frequent curriculum changes to suit changing needs being made at VIT. “We can create engineers, train them and lend them for global needs” he says. Excerpts: INDUSTRIAL ECONOMIST (IE): How do you
As a third-generation industrialist, Karumuttu T Kannan has been a front-row witness to the industrial and economic growth of Tamil Nadu. Heading the Thiagarajar Mills, Virudhunagar Textile Mills and the Thiagarajar educational institutions, he is a past Chairman of CII (Southern Region). While appreciating the progress the state has shown in