Technopark – at Trivandrum, Infopark at Kochi and and Cyberpark at Calicut
Presence of all the top major IT players in the country
IT export from Kerala- 10,000Cr-11,000Cr
SmartCity Kochi (SCK) is a joint venture between Tecom Investments, a subsidiary of Dubai Holding and the Government of Kerala.
First of its kind, LEED Platinum Certified with 100,000 sq. ft on a single floor plate.
Knowledge based Township
Multi Clusters – IT, Media, Finance, Research & Innovation
Spanning over 250 Acres
Kerala Fibre Optic Network (KFON)
Durable core connectivity infrastructure for India’s first Digital State.
KFON forms an essential part of the Kerala Government’s ambitious plan to provide internet connection to BPL families, Government offices, hospitals and schools.
About 12 lakh bellow poverty line (BPL) families will be given free internet connection. KFON is a highly scalable network infrastructure that provides on-demand, affordable broadband connectivity of up to 100 Mbps for organizations and households.
A sunrise sector with high consumption pattern, high level of exports, huge demand for ethnic foods etc.
Home to manufacturers of value added food products, ready to eat food products and spice products
Home to 75% of India’s EU Certified Sea Food Units
5 state-of-the-art Food Processing Parks including 2 Mega Food Parks
Spices Park coming up in Idukki
Export of Spices from Kerala was 100,076 MT valued at Rs.3905.18 crore in 2015-16
Exports from India touched 843,255 MT of spices and spice products valued at Rs.16,238.23 crore , with Kerala being the major contributor
Kerala accounts for almost 85% of India’s natural rubber production
Produces 0.6 Million tonnes of natural rubber every year
Rubber Park in operation at Ernakulam. New Rubber Park in Punalur under development
Rubber Board located in Kottayam District of Kerala
Land of Ayurveda, with numerous medicinal plants & Herbs
Unbroken tradition of over a thousand years
Highest number of GMP certified Ayurveda manufacturing companies and qualified & certified Ayurveda physicians
World-class research, development & testing facilities to support Electronic industries
Kerala has many companies engaged in the manufacture of various components, products and services catering to High end electronics / defense sectors
The first State in the Country to setup a company dedicated to Electronics (KELTRON)
Major players in the State include SFO Technologies, KEL, V-Guard, FCI-OEN etc.
Kerala Handloom is part of the glorious Indian spinning & weaving tradition
Unique skill sets, flexible production capabilities and high production base
Exports are largely home & furnishing products
Includes innovative products like Ayurvedic Handlooms: Healing clothes
Textile Parks at Kannur, Palakkad and Thiruvananthapuram
Apparels & Garments
Sector which holds a very high growth potential.
Readily available domestic market and export opportunities exists.
Availability of Skilled and highly productive workforce, potential to become a cost / quality competitive market player are the advantages the state holds.
Scope for manufacture of technical textiles (which are used for applications in automotive, medical, Geo textiles etc)
Alappuzha in Kerala is a major Coir products supplier to the world
Coir products decorate many walls, ceilings and floors around the world
Used as Geo Textiles
Interior designers vouch for the natural beauty of Coir products from Kerala, which is extremely durable and biodegradable
Coir Board is located in Kochi
Major Manufacturer & Exporter of Traditional Handicrafts in the Country
The artisans of Kerala are well known for their wood carvings, designer jewellery and idols in metal
The Aranmula Mirror, life size models of Kathakali, models depicting boat race of Kerala are Kerala’s unique products
Kerala is famous for artefacts and curios made out of bamboo, coconut shell, coir and other materials