Directorate of Industries and Commerce

Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation

Kerala Bureau of Industrial Promotion

Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation

ASCEND KERALA 2019 - Empowering Enterprises

Kerala's status as a tourism hotbed is unquestioned across the planet. Apart from that, the State has been a front-runner in terms of Human Development Index, Literacy Rate, Law & Order, Life Expectancy and numerous other social indices. The State is now positioning itself as a sought-after investment destination with the State Government initiating a series of policy & procedural improvements to facilitate investments into Kerala.

'ASCEND KERALA 2019' is an event planned to showcase the various initiatives undertaken by the Government of Kerala as part of the Ease of Doing Business reforms. After a series of discussions & deliberations with various stakeholders, specific steps have been identified to improve the investment ecosystem of the State. It was decided to focus more on transparency, efficiency and time-bound approvals with minimal interaction between citizens and the Government. The need for such a transformation culminated in initiating various technological reforms, as well as policy & procedural changes, which are sure to transform the State into a congenial destination for investments and conducting business.

'ASCEND KERALA 2019' is scheduled to be held on Monday the 11 th February 2019 at Lulu International Convention Centre, Grand Hyatt, Bolgatty, Ernakulam from 9:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the event.

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Why Invest in Kerala

Kerala, a strip of lush greenery tucked in between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea in the southwest coast of India, is blessed in every regard. Be it in terms of beauty, natural resources, a unique topography or climate, this paradise has it all.

This land also boasts of high literacy rates and sex ratio, vibrant cultural diversity, a well developed tourism sector and ranks second in the Investment Climate Index as well.

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Kerala Industrial policy

The Government of Kerala recognizes the huge mandate handed to it by the people of God’s Own Country and aims at doing the utmost to build sustainable industrial infrastructure in the State. From the grassroots to the upper echelons, an all-inclusive approach towards development is the motto of the State Government. The basic aim is to convert Kerala into a budding investment destination with an eco-friendly and sustainable model that helps in the production of long term employment opportunities at globally acceptable wages.

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