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Nokia Mobile Phone Production Facility


Nokia Mobile Phones


Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, Southern India

Type of Facility (technologies)

Mobile phones

Project Cost

Up to $150m over three years

Main Contractor

Leighton Contractors (India), a subsidiary of Leighton Holdings Ltd of Australia


A 23,000m² steel-framed building in an 85ha (210ac) plot

Decision Announced

April 2005

Construction Start

April 2005

Project Completion

March 2006

Number of employees

About 2,000 by the end of 2006


Entry-level, mid-level, and top-end GSM (Global System Mobile) and CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) handsets for the Indian market

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