is the second most important city in Tamil Nadu after Chennai
and a major export hub with value of exports alone being put above
Rs. 10,000 crores a year. It is the home for host of textile,hosiery,engineering
and auto spare parts units and is tryingto establish its foothold
in the I.T. Sector. It is a most livable city on account of salubrious
climates, well developed industrial infrastructure, cluster of
educational. institutions and health care centre.