Tamil Nadu signs 14 MOUs worth 10,055 crores

Oct 13, 2020
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Continues to attract investments in automobile and auto components


The government of Tamil Nadu has signed 14 memorandum of understanding (MoUs) worth Rs 10,055 crore. These are in continuation with 42 MoUs worth Rs 31,464 crore in Q1 and Q2 that will generate 69,712 jobs. MoUs signed with foreign and domestic companies will generate an additional 7000 new jobs in the state and will provide a fillip to the sustainable investment climate of Tamil Nadu.


The MoUs were signed by MD & CEO of Guidance in the presence of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, state Industries Minister MC Sampath and principal secretary, industries, N Muruganandam.


Tamil Nadu, as a frontrunner for investments in renewable energy, signed an MoU with JSW Renew Energy's hybrid project for Rs 6300 crore. MoUs with Aosheng & TPI Composites were also signed for renewable energy manufacturing. Keeping the impetus for data centre investments worth Rs 8300 crores from Yotta infrastructure, HDCI Data Centre Holdings and STT GDC India, an MoU was signed with Spain’s Mantra Data Centre for 750 crore making the state an emerging hub for Data Centres with competitive real estate and submarine cable landing stations.


Tamil Nadu continues to attract investments in automobile and auto components and MoUs were signed with Apollo Tyres for Rs 505 crore, Hyundai Wia for Rs 109 crore and LS Automotive for Rs 250 crore. The state continues to attract electric mobility investments and has signed MoUs with Li-Energy for Rs 300 crore and Grinntech for Rs 90 crores.


An MoU with Britannia was signed for Rs 250 crore. An MoU with Hiranandani's Greenbase will see investments of Rs 750 crore in developing industrial park in the state of Tamil Nadu.


Dr Neeraj Mittal, MD and CEO of Guidance, the nodal agency for investment promotion and facilitation said "Under the leadership of our Hon'ble Chief Minister, Tamil Nadu has been the frontrunner in post-COVID investments in the country and shown how states can adopt and rebuild economies in the 'new normal'. Tamil Nadu's excellent industrial ecosystem, trained manpower, connectivity, connected supply chains and pragmatic policies allows investors to take advantage of global realignment of value chains"


The state leads the country in post-Covid investments in Q1 & Q2 (private investments & manufacturing) and with these MoUs it starts Q3 with a steady flow of investments.


*Details of the MoUs signed on Oct 12


  • JSW Renew Energy: Rs 6300 crore


  • Mantra Data Center: Rs 750 crore


  • Aosheng Hitech: Rs 200 crore


  • Vans Chemistry: Rs 50 crore


  • Apollo Tyres: Rs 505 crore


  • Greenbase Industrial Parks: Rs 750 crore


  • TPI Composites: Rs 300 crore


  • Li-Energy: Rs 300 crore


  • LS Automotive: Rs 250 crore


  • Britannia: Rs 250 crore


  • Inox Air Products: Rs 150 crore


  • Hyundai Wia: Rs 109 crore


  • Grinn Tech Motors and service: Rs 90 crore


  • Counter Measure Technologies: Rs 51 crore

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