Ranked No. 1 in the Country in Banana Production

Why Invest in Tamil Nadu

Production

Leading Player in the Agro-processing Sector, Contributing over 7 Per cent to India’s Total Food Processing Output

Connectivity

Excellent Connectivity- The Only State in India with 4 International Airports Connecting Over 20 Countries Across the World 

Infrastructure

Availability of an Enabling Infrastructure for Food Processing Industry, Including One Mega Food Park, Eight Industrial Parks and Four Agri- Export Zones  

S. No. Category Districts
1. Sugarcane Ariyalur , Coimbatore , Cuddalore , Dharmapuri , Dindigul , Erode , Kanniyakumari , Kanchipuram, Karur
2. Rice Ariyalur , Coimbatore ,Cuddalore , Dharmapuri , Dindigul , , Erode , Kanchipuram , Kanniyakumari ,
3. Maize Ariyalur , Coimbatore ,Cuddalore , Dharmapuri, Dindigul , Erode , Kanchipuram , Karur , Krishnagiri
4. Groundnut Ariyalur , Coimbatore ,Cuddalore , Dharmapuri , Dindigul , Erode , Kanchipuram , Kanniyakumari ,
5. Banana Theni, Tiruchirappalli , Coimbatore , Tuticorin , Pudukkottai , Erode , Tiruvannamalai , Kanniyakumari
6. Mango Thiruvallur , Vellore , Dharmapuri , Dindigul , Tirunelveli
7. Eggs Namakkal , Erode , Dharmapuri , Karur , Salem , Tiruchirapalli , Coimbatore , Krishnagiri
8. Meat Tiruppur, Erode, Coimbatore, Namakkal, Vellore, Salem, Chennai
9. Papaya Erode , Dharmapuri , Vellore , Salem , Coimbatore , Theni , Tiruppur , Coimbatore , Tiruvannamalai
10. Sapota Dindigul , Vellore , Theni , Namakkal , Tirunelveli , Virudhnagar , Madurai , Salem , Tiruppur, Karur
11. Tapioca Nilgiris , Kanchipuram , Thiruvallur , Vellore , Krishnagiri , Dharmapuri , Tiruvannamalai , Villupuram
12. Tomato Dharmapuri, Salem, Krishnagiri, Tiruppur , Coimbatore , Vellore , Theni , Dindigul , Madurai,Namakkal
13. Onion Perambalur , Tiruppur , Dindigul , Namakkal , Tiruchirappali , Tiruneleveli , Coimbatore
14. Brinjal Dharmapuri , Vellore , Pudukkottai , Salem , Krishnagiri , Madurai , Tuticorin , Tiruvannamali , Ariyalur
15. Milk Salem, Villupuram, Vellore , Tiruppur , Erode , Coimbatore
S. No. Category Districts
1. Processed milk Madurai, Salem, Coimbatore
2. Rice Tirunelveli, Madurai, Thoothukudi, Thiruvannamalai, Erode, Salem
3. Fats and oils, and fat emulsion Kanyakumari, Thiruvallur, Namakkal
4. Chillies Chennai, Erode , Thiruvallur
5. Fish processing Kanyakumari, Cuddalore, Thoothukudi, Chennai
6. Bran oil Tirunelveli, Madurai, Thoothukudi, Thiruvannamalai, Erode, Salem
7. Husk Tirunelveli, Madurai, Thoothukudi, Thiruvannamalai, Erode, Salem
8. Manufacturing and exporting of frozen fruits Krishnagiri, Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur
9. Poultry farming Namakkal, Erode, Chennai
10. Processed chicken Chennai, Namakkal, Erode
11. Turmeric Ramnad, Virudhunagar, Erode, Salem
12. Pulp mango Krishnagiri
13. Dairy Products and analogues Coimbatore, Erode, Namakkal, Kancheepuram
S. No. Food Park Location Area (in acres) Project Cost (Rs. in crore) MoFPI Subsidy (Rs. in crore)
1. Ratnatray Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd Village AkkaraiSengapally, Annur Taluka, District Coimbatore 64.03 137.12 50(In principle approval only given)

Key Production Statistics

State Govt Policy Initiative

Ease of Doing Business

  • Single window system for facilitating clearances and approvals under one roof
  • Food Processing Investment Centre ( FPIC ) developed as a single point of contact
  • A comprehensive checklist of all documents required to start a business available for easy reference
  • Dedicated portal for providing information to set up a business and for seeking online approvals
  • Dedicated helpline for queries with respect to the application and approval processes
  • Easing of registration procedures for SSIs/MSMEs
  • Enhanced transparency on effective tariffs

Policy Incentives Download Policy

  • Capital investment subsidy : 25 per cent of cost of plant/machinery (up to maximum of INR 50 lacs)
  • Electricity tax exemption on power purchased from the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation ltd (2-5 years)
  • Twenty per cent subsidy on low tension power tariff, for the first 36 months from the date of commencement
  • Fifty per cent exemption from stamp duty in A and B category districts. Hundred per cent exemption in case of ultra mega projects, irrespective of location
  • Financial assistance up to INR 2 lacs, under the Entrepreneurship Development Program

Key Players