Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu government panel gives nod for projects worth ₹8,120 crore

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami. File.

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami. File.   | Photo Credit: E. Lakshmi Narayanan

The projects are expected to generate employment for about 16,000 people

A high-level committee headed by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Friday approved ₹8,120 crore worth investments in various projects in the State that would generate about 16,000 job opportunities.

The first meeting of the committee was attended by deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and Industries Minister M C Sampath among others, an official release said.

Various matters related to investments, including the status of those committed in the Global Investors’ Meet 2019 held earlier this year, were discussed at the meeting, it said adding approval was granted to 21 projects.

“When implemented, these will generate jobs for about 16,000 people,” the release said.

The projects will come up in Chennai, its two neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram and Tiruvallore, Salem, Coimbatore and Villupuram districts, it added.

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