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Thoothukudi is a port city, a Municipal Corporation and an industrial city in Thoothukudi district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The city lies in the Coromandel Coast off Bay of Bengal. Thoothukudi is the headquarters of Thoothukudi district.According to Confederation of Indian Industry, Thoothukudi has the second highest Human Development Index in Tamil Nadu next to Chennai.[1] Tuticorin City serves as the headquarters of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited. Major educational establishments in the city include Thoothukudi Government Medical College, Fisheries College and Research Institute,[2] Marine Training Academy, V.O.C. Arts & Science College, Government Polytechnic College,[3] and Anna University Tuticorin Campus.Tuticorin Port is one of the Fastest growing Major Ports in India. Tuticorin is an "Emerging Energy and Industrial hub of South India".[4]

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  2. Fisheries College and Research Institute
  3. List of Polytechnic Colleges in Tamilnadu - Polytechnic College List
  4. "Pearl City Tuticorin Emerging as 'Energy and Industrial Hub' of South India 6000 Mw of Power Plants in the Pipeline | Solarplaza | The global solar energy (PV) platform". Archived from the original on 2015-06-07. Retrieved 2017-03-10.