Tamil Nadu is one of the most progressive States in India. It is amongst the top three States in the country across major economic and social indicators.

Salient features of Tamil Nadu include:

  • Stable political environment
  • Proactive and investor-friendly Government
  • Transparent decision-making approach
  • One of the highest recipients of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the country
  • Mature manufacturing sector
  • Established Information Technology (IT) destination
  • Availability of skilled manpower
  • Low crime rate

The Government's 'Vision Tamil Nadu 2023', a strategic plan for infrastructure development in Tamil Nadu, endeavours to further enhance the State's economic and social performance. This Vision's implementation seeks to achieve the objectives of economic prosperity and employment generation accompanied by inclusive growth. The Vision 2023 will focus on developing an array of projects to strengthen the State's infrastructure.

The Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Development Act, 2012 has been enacted in order to provide an institutional framework that can:

  • Create an enabling and facilitative environment
  • Identify, prioritise and implement infrastructure projects
  • Enable private sector participation where feasible

Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Development Board (TNIDB), set up under the Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Development Act (TNID Act) 2012, is envisaged as the nodal agency for infrastructure development in the State of Tamil Nadu. TNIDB is expected to play a critical role in infrastructure development in the State by facilitating project development in a seamless, efficient and transparent manner. The TNID Act along with the Rules and Regulations thereof provide the Board with the necessary administrative authority and lay down a clear framework of processes and procedures to ensure speedy project development.

News & Events


TNIDB clears Projects to Boost Southern Districts - The Hindu

Tamil Nadu to set up Infrastructure Management Company - Business Standard

Green Light to Finance Vehicle - Smooth ride to Vision 2023 - The New Indian Express

Tamil Nadu Clears Mega Infrastructure Projects - Business line

TN Infrastructure Development Board in pact with IIT-Madras - Business Standard, August 18, 2014

J Jayalalithaa announces construction of 10,000 flats, residential township to fulfill 'Vision 2023 plan', 15 July 2014

Registered MSMEs in TN employ 6.3 million people - Business Standard, July 14, 2014

Tamil Nadu moots new infrastructure fund - The Hindu, June 13, 2014

Budget 2014: Chennai focal point for two industrial corridors - Times of India, Jul 10, 2014.

TN plans satellite town in Kadambur - Times of India, Jul 16, 2014.

Infra development: Tamil Nadu seeks Singapore’s help - Business Line JULY 4.

K Shanmugam calls on J Jayalalithaa; discusses bilateral ties - The Economical Times, Jul 4, 2014.

Tamil Nadu moots new infrastructure fund - The Hindu, June 13, 2014.

Executive Education Programme on Project Management for Complex Infrastructure Projects.

Workshop on "Understanding TNIDB's Vision, Structure and Processes" scheduled on 25.03.2014, organised by Anna Institute of Management, Chennai.

TN Infrastructure Board inducts Agri Secretary - The Hindu, February 3, 2014.

TN to focus on road projects, infrastructure development - The Hindu, October 7, 2013

Tradable development rights for private participants of PPP projects - The Hindu November 15, 2012

Board set up to give boost to infrastructure - Decan Chronicle November 13, 2012

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Selvi Jayalalithaa's Vision 2023: 11% growth, per capita income of Rs 4,50,000 - Business Standard May 16, 2012

Infrastructure Development Board for Vision 2023 - IBN Live May 10, 2012

Honble Chief Minister chaired the first meeting of Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Development Board 

More on Vision 2023 for Tamil Nadu - The Hindu Business line March 27, 2012

Target is 11% growth in Gross State Domestic Product - The Hindu CHENNAI, March 22, 2012

Institutional framework for Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Development Board soon - THE HINDU CHENNAI, March 21, 2012