TIDCO, a Government of Tamil Nadu Enterprise, was incorporated as a Limited Company in the year 1965 ;in order to identify and promote the establishment of large and medium scale industries within the State of Tamil Nadu in association with the private sector. The company's authorized share capital is Rs.1250 million of which Rs.720 million has been issued and has been entirely subscribed by the Government of Tamil Nadu. The Government of Tamil Nadu has also extended loan assistance aggregating of about Rs.2368.71 million as at March, 31st 2011 to the company. TIDCO is also registered with the Reserve Bank of India as Non-Banking Financial Company. TIDCO stopped fresh/renewal of deposits with effect from 15.02.2007. The Public deposits outstanding as on 31.03.2011 is at Rs.0.43 crores TIDCO has been specified as Public Financial Institution within the meaning of Section 4A of the Companies Act, 1956.