Tamil Nadu is one of the best states in India in terms of Infrastructure development. However in order to sustain the current growth momentum a greater emphasis must be given to infrastructure development. This report is to understand the key infrastructure requirements of the State and the various bottlenecks that impede the State’s economic growth. This report focuses on various issues in multiple areas like road, railways, ports, telecommunications, education ,power, water etc . Report also highlights the various plans and programmes of the government in all these areas.
Tamil Nadu is one of the most industrialized and urbanized States in India. The state economy has been growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.26 % since fiscal year 1999. With a GSDP of Rs.228479 crore (2008-09) Tamil Nadu accounts for over 7% of India’s GDP.The sectors contributing to the GSDP are services, industry and agriculture in that orderand the sectoral contributions to GSDP have remained fairly constant over the past few years.