Focus Sectors

  • Technopark – at Trivandrum, Infopark at Kochi 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 below 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 patterns, a 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, which was 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 among the highest contributors to the same.
  • 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 is located in Kottayam District of Kerala.
  • Kerala is the Land of Ayurveda, with numerous medicinal plants & herbs.
  • An unbroken tradition of Ayurveda for over a thousand years
  • The 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 that cater to a variety of high-range sectors.
  • The first State in the Country to set up a company dedicated to Electronics (KELTRON).
  • Major players in the State include SFO Technologies, KEL, V-Guard, FCI-OEN etc.
  • Kerala Handloom is an integral part of the glorious Indian spinning & weaving tradition.
  • Unique skill sets, flexible production capabilities and high production base are Kerala’s strongpoint.
  • Exports are largely home & furnishing products.
  • Includes innovative products like Ayurvedic Handlooms: Healing clothes.
  • Textile Parks at Kannur, Palakkad and Thiruvananthapuram.
  • A sector which holds a very high growth potential.
  • Readily available domestic market and export opportunities.
  • Availability of skilled and highly productive workforce, along with the potential to become a competitive market player is the advantages the State holds.
  • Scope for the manufacture of technical textiles (which are used for applications in automotive, medical, Geotextiles etc).
  • Alappuzha in Kerala is a major Coir products supplier to the world.
  • Coir products decorate many walls, ceilings and floors across the planet.
  • Used as Geo Textiles as well.
  • 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 and 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 some of Kerala’s most popular creations.
  • Kerala is famous for artefacts and curios made out of bamboo, coconut shell, coir and other materials as well.