Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for finalising a location in the state for developing a Japanese industrial township and a human resource development institute.
Tamil Nadu was among the states which had been finalised for the projects, Modi had announced at the India-Japan Business Leaders meet in Gujarat yesterday, which was also attended by his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe.
Referring to the proposed township and establishment of the Japan-India Institute of Manufacturing for HRD in Tamil Nadu, Palaniswami thanked the prime minister for it.
"On behalf of the people of Tamil Nadu and on my behalf, I express my heartfelt thanks to you for your announcements," Palaniswami said in a letter to the prime minister.
The chief minister said the initiatives "will not only enhance the industrial growth of Tamil Nadu, but will also contribute to the nation's development".
The prime minister had yesterday said four locations had been finalised for developing Japanese industrial townships in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.