"Statistical Hand Book of Tamil Nadu 2016" presents
the latest statistical data on various socio-economic aspects of Tamil Nadu .
the Principal Secretary to Government, Planning, Development and Special
Initiatives Department, Secretariat for his contribution in modification and
simplification of tables and valuable suggestions offered for enhancing quality
of the Publication.
co-operation extended by various Heads of Departments of both State and Central
Governments, Public Sector Undertakings and other organisations in bringing out
this publication is acknowledged with profound gratitude.
Comparative and time
series data have been provided in the select tables where ever data available.
The explicit information furnished in the publication provides socio-economic
parameters of the State. This will be of much use to Administrators, Planners,
Scholars, Statisticians, Economists and all those who are interested in the
Socio-Economic Planning of Tamil Nadu.
I express my
appreciation to all the Officers and Staff of the Publication Division of this
Department for compiling voluminous data relating to this Hand Book.
I would be glad to
receive suggestions for improving the Publication.
Chennai : 600 006
V. IRAI ANBU
Dated : 29.12.2016
Principal Secretary / Commissioner