a) Executive Education Programme on Project Management for Complex Infrastructure Projects
The Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Development Board launched a two day Executive Education Programme on Project Management for Complex Infrastructure Projects in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras on 7th July, 2014. The workshop was inaugurated by Thiru Mohan Verghese Chunkath, I.A.S, Chief Secretary to the Government of Tamil Nadu. Thiru S. Krishnan, I.A.S., Principal Secretary, Planning & Development / CEO, TNIDB, Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras and Dr. Ashwin Mahalingam, Assistant Professor, Building Technology and Construction Management, IIT Madras were also present at workshop.

The workshop was the first of the series of three workshops that would be conducted by IIT Madras. About 70 senior engineers from different Government Departments/Public Agencies participated in the workshop. The course covered an overview of project management; contract management; project planning and Control; Usage of Information Technology for Effective Project Management; Advances in Engineering Technology and Materials; and Managing Public Private Partnerships.

The participants were awarded a certificate from the Centre for Continuing Education, IIT Madras. Thiru K. Shanmugam, Secretary to Government, Finance Department, Thiru S. Krishnan, Principal Secretary, Planning & Development / CEO, TNIDB and Tmt. V.G. Bhooma, IRPS, Registrar, IIT Madras handed out the certificates to the participants.

b) 3rd Workshop for Project Implementation Officials
The Board conducted the 3rd workshop for project implementation officials on 09.07.2014. About 37 government officials from various Government Departments and Public Agencies from the Health and Education sector participated in the day long workshop. In addition to an overview of the Strategic Vision for Infrastructure Development in the State, the role of TNIDB and its processes, procurement planning and process, the participants were acquainted with innovative procurement practices undertaken in the health and education sectors.

The next workshop with a focus on agriculture sector is tentatively scheduled during the last week of July.

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