Tamil Nadu Industrial Guidance & Export Promotion Bureau

In January 1992, Government of Tamil Nadu constituted Guidance Bureau with the objective of attracting major investment proposals into Tamil Nadu. Since inception, during the period 1992 – April 2001, Guidance Bureau successfully attracted 48 major investment proposals with an aggregate investment of Rs.10,070.96 crores. Encouraged by the success of Guidance, many other State Governments subsequently constituted similar specialized agencies for promoting investments.

Functions of Guidance Bureau
To attract industrial projects and promote investments in Tamil Nadu
Provide comprehensive information to support to investors about federal and State Government policies, infrastructure support, taxation, investment opportunities etc.
To function as Single Window Documentation Centre for major investment proposals and assist investors in getting all pre-project clearances, infrastructure support like land in industrial parks, power, water, etc.
Facilitate projects during implementation phase by undertaking trouble shooting.
To monitor implementation of Foreign Investment proposals approved by FIPB, Government of India
Make PowerPoint presentations to investors’ delegations, conferences, Joint Business Councils, etc., about competitive advantages and investment opportunities in Tamil Nadu
Convene review meetings to follow up implementation of major investment proposals
To undertake applied research and provide feedback to Government on investment flows, policy initiatives undertaken by other State Governments, etc.
Provide Export guidance to potential exporters and disseminate details of export enquiries for different products

Some major investment proposals successfully attracted by Guidance Bureau

Ford Motor India Ltd, USA
Investment proposals successfully attracted by Guidance Bureau
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Hyundai Motor India Ltd, S.Korea
Investment proposals successfully attracted by Guidance Bureau
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Sl.No Name of the Project Products Investment
(Rs. in crores)
01 Ford Motor India Ltd, USA Cars 1700
02 Hyundai Motor India Ltd, S.Korea Cars 8.06%
03 ACD Project
a. Visteon Automotive Systems India Pvt Ltd, USA
b. Visteon Powertrain Control Systems India Ltd, USA
Automotive components and air-conditioners 600
04 Saint Gobain Ltd, France Float Glass 525
05 HM Mitsubishi Ltd Lancer Car 320
06 World Bank, USA Back Office facility 20
07 Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Alathur Drug 100
08 Matsushita India Ltd, Japan Air conditioners 59.40
09 Mando Brake Systems (I) Ltd, S. Korea Hydraulic brakes 30
10 L & T Cements Cement (clinker) 125
11 PHC Manufacturing Auto Components 11
12 Pos-Hyundai Ltd, S. Korea Coil centre 45
13 Valeo India, France Friction Material 27
14 Reynolds, France Ball Pen components 26
15 Schwing Stetter GmBH, Germany Construction equipment 18
16 Godrej Stow Storage Solutions Ltd Storage equipment 45
17 Ruchi Health Foods Pvt Ltd Edible Oil 45
18 Bailey Sales Corporation, USA Hydraulic Cylinders 25
19 SKUC, Spain Pigments 15
20 Dispotech Fabrics Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad Disposable fabrics 98
21 Xansa (India) Ltd., UK Software 233.56
22 Hwashin Automotive components 302

Single Window facilitation

Government of Tamil Nadu has designated Guidance Bureau as the “Documentation and Clearance Centre” to accept common application form for obtaining all pre-project state-level approvals and infrastructure support. Government has notified that the common application designed by Guidance Bureau will be effective from 1st January 2002 for all major investment proposals.

For additional information, please contact:
Mr.M.S.Shanmugam IAS
Executive Vice Chairman
Guidance Bureau
Phone: +91-44-2855 3118, 2855 3866, 2855 3867
Telefax: +91-44-2858 8364
Mobile: +91 - 97890 44363
e-mail: directorguidance@gmail.com
Contact address:
Tamil Nadu industrial Guidance and Export Promotion Bureau
19-A, Rukmani Lakshmipathy salai,
Chennai – 600 008, INDIA
For additional details, please contact: www.investingintamilnadu.com

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