Business and Economy of Trichy
The Government of Tamil Nadu always promotes the districts which have potentiality in contributing to the development of the state. Trichy is one such district, which contributes a great share to the economic growth of Tamil Nadu. In fact, Trichy is widely called as the 'Boiler Capital of Tamil Nadu' for its boiler plants like Cethar Vessels and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited.
Trichy's Economy Facts
Trichy was popular during British period for the manufacture of a distinct variety of cheroot known to be ‘Trichinopoly Cigar’. At one point, over 12 million cigars were manufactured and exported from Trichy annually. Thus, the growth of industries in Trichy started right from the British period. The world renowned Trichinopoly cigar was originally made up from tobacco cultivated from the town of Dindigul (Tintukkal) near the Trichy district.
Industries in Trichy
Trichy is the home of India's largest public sector engineering company, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, shortly referred as BHEL. BHEL has extensive operations in Trichy with three functional plants, that is to say, High Pressure Boiler Plant, Boiler Auxiliaries Plant and Seamless Steel Tube Plant. This particular plant in Trichy is capable of producing 6.2 MW of electrical energy. Cethar Vessels, another giant boiler plant located in Trichy, who is far-famed for boilers for power generation or for steam generation in process industries.
Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project (HAPP) and the Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli (OFT) are the two major defense establishments, operated by the Indian Ordnance Factories Board by the Ministry of Defence, Government of India. Situated just 25 km away from the city centre, HAPP and OFT are important names in the list of Indian Ordnance Factories controlled by the OFB across the nation. The Trichy unit produces the Fin Stabilized Armor Piercing Discarding Sabot, shortly referred as FSAPDS, which is a weapon system of eminent K.E. put-upon in armored combat vehicles and other armor piercing ammo.
Some of the other important industries of Trichy include Trichy Distilleries and Chemicals Limited (TDCL), Trichy Steel Rolling Mills, EID Parry Sugar factory, Dalmia Cements and so on.
IT Companies in Trichy
Some of the popular IT companies of Trichy include Astonish Info Tech, Techcmantix Technologies, Cavin IT Solutions, Zolaism Networks, Udeserve, Shining Sun, Snaps Technology, Aaress Infomedia, Acero Infotech Pvt Ltd, Macon System Technologies, Pi Square Software Solutions, Rocksoft Solutions and so on.