The Publication "Statistical Hand Book of Tamil Nadu
2017" presents the latest statistical data on various socio-economic aspects of
Tamil Nadu .
I thank 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.
The 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.
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.
express my appreciation to all the Officers and Staff of the Publication
Division of this Department for compiling voluminous data relating to this Hand
would be glad to receive suggestions for improving the Publication.
Chennai : 600 006
V. IRAI ANBU
Dated : 28.02.2018
Principal Secretary / Commissioner