Wednesday, December 5, 2012



Ø      Chennai shares the second position as the largest employment generator in India , along with Bombay . It is next only to Bangalore .
Madras generates around 35,000 jobs annually.

Ø      Chennai has the highest two-wheeler population in India .

Ø      Chennai has the lowest pollution among major cities of India in spite of having over 20 lakh vehicles.

Ø      The city is now called the Detroit of India due to its automobile industry producing over 40% of the country's auto parts and vehicles.

Ø      Chennai is India 's fourth largest city and ranks among the fifty most populous cities in the world (#35).

Ø      Chennai as ranked First in India in Health facilities by Outlook in 2003.

Ø      Chennai was ranked First in India in Education facilities by Outlook in 2003.

Ø      Chennai was ranked the second best city to live in by Outlook in 2003.

Ø      The Mofussil bus stand at Koyambedu, Chennai is the largest in South Asia .

Ø      Chennai is the best place of cinema post-production work in the country according to leading cine industry experts.  Because of its 
cheapness and all modernized technologies, several post-production works for the movies from the Eastern India and also from North-East
India are now being done in Chennai.

Madras (Chennai) old facts...........

Ø      Gateway of South India .

Ø      Cultural capital of India .

Ø      Marina Beach is the second longest beach in the world, after Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro .

Ø      Has one of oldest engineering and medical colleges in the world.

Ø      Has the second largest cine industry in the country, next only to Bombay .

Ø     The Vandalur Zoo in Chennai is the First Zoo (1855) in India and one of the largest in South Asia .

Ø     The Cancer institute (1920) in Chennai is one of the Oldest in India 


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