Padi is a locality which is about 13 kilometres away from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is an industrial area and is well-known among the labour class. Companies such as Lucas TVS, Wheels India, Sundaram Fasteners, Sundaram Clayton, Brakes India and Britannia have set up their branches in the area. The nearest railway stations are Korattur and Villivakkam. The nearest airport is the Chennai International Airport (Meenabakkam).
There are several under- construction residential and commercial projects in the area by developers such as ASR Builders, GR Nataranjan and Company and Navtoj Builders. The lowest price of property in the area is Rs 6,800 per sq ft.
There are several educational institutions located in this area such as Sacred Heart Matriculation Higher Secondary School, etc. Hospitals in the area include QM Hospital, SKS Hospitals, etc. Banks which have their branches in the area include State Bank of India. Restaurants in the locality include the Chennai Rawther Biryani and more.