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Tiruchirappalli (also called Trichy or Tiruchi) is a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of the namesake district. Geographically located at the centre of the Tamil Nadu, it the fourth most populous city in the state.

Historically dating back to 3rd century BC, this city is an important educational hub boasting nationally recognised institutions such as the Anna University, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and the National Institutes of Technology (NIT). Also the presence of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Golden Rock Railway Workshop, Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli (OFT) and a bunch of energy equipment manufacturing units in and around the city makes it the "Energy equipment and fabrication capital of India". Trichy is a transport hub having excellent infrastructure for surface and air transport, particularly the road and rail sector, which keeps the city busy 24/7.

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National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (NITT), also referred to as National Institute of Technology, Trichy, formerly Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli, is a public engineering and technology university located 20 km near the city of Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu, India. The institute was founded in 1964 to cater to the country's growing need for technological manpower. It is one of the 30 National Institutes of Technology in India and is declared as an Institute of National Importance by Government of India under NIT Act. About 3,500 students are enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the institute. The institute is located on an 800-acre (3.2 km2) campus on the outskirts of Tiruchirappalli.

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Nirmala Sitharaman is an Indian politician presently serving as Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Commerce & Industry, as well as a Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs which fall under the Ministry of Finance headed by Arun Jaitley. Until recently she served as a national spokesperson for Bharatiya Janata Party. Currently, she has been allotted the MP seat (Rajya Sabha) from Andhra Pradesh replacing National Congress Party MP, Nedurumalli Janardhana Reddy who died recently,

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