The new businesses will create jobs for up to 8,726 individuals, he noted. Ahead of the Assembly session opening on January 9 with the traditional address by Governor R N Ravi, the Chief Minister M K Stalin-led Cabinet met today.

The Tamil Nadu Cabinet on Wednesday authorised industrial projects to the tune of ₹15,610.43 crore, said Industries Minister Thangam Thenarasu on Wednesday. According to the Minister, the projects included the production of electric vehicles, a plant for making cells, automobiles, wireless technologies, an oxygen production facility, and textiles.