In our July issue, I suggested the ruling AIADMK should consider offering a safe Rajya Sabha seat to Minister of External Affairs, S Jaishankar. The DMK could offer such a seat to Dr. Manmohan Singh. Such concepts are readily accepted in several other states, but political parties in Tamil Nadu
The time to take advantage of natural gas is now. CNG is a game-changer. Government and industry should seize this opportunity in quick time. IE has been pointing to Tamil Nadu gaining pre-eminence in sectors like automobiles, auto components and information technology besides the strong base already laid in traditional industries
Andhra Pradesh - A summit on happy cities With the active participation of the state government we organised major programmes like Happy Cities Summit, Aquabiz 2018, Energy Innovation Summit and Symposium on Corrosion Management. Organised state-specific road shows for promoting the state at the World Economic Fourm. The Indian Women Network
An executive summary of the performance of the various departments of the state edited from monologues produced by the government. Jayanthi Raghunathan and Dr. Narayanan provide a walk through. It’s an indication of how Tamil Nadu is gearing for the future. AGRICULTURE - YIELD ABOVE THE NATIONAL AVERAGE Minister – R Doraikkannu Agriculture
Dr. T V Somanathan IAS, Additional Chief Secretary to Government - Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Department, Tamil Nadu, spoke to Industrial Economist on the state’s administrative strengths and fiscal prudence. INDUSTRIAL ECONOMIST (IE): What are the advantages that Tamil Nadu brings to the table? T V SOMANATHAN(TVS): First, our state’s administrative
Tamil Nadu, the second largest state economy after Maharashtra, is predominately a service economy with 51.86 per cent contributed by the services sector, 36.24 per cent by secondary sector and 11.90 per cent by the primary sector. The state economy is resilient and is quick to recover after some years of
Governor Banwarilal Purohit has been breathing fresh air into the Raj Bhavan. Purohit is multi-faceted: an active politician, he was a member of the Maharashtra Assembly, Minister and Member of Parliament for three terms and a media magnate. He acquired Hitavada, the 1908-established English daily, widely circulated in Central India.