The Growth of Kerala’s Fisheries Industry In Recent Years

Kerala’s coastline, considered as an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) comprises almost 10% of the total shoreline of India. No wonder then that this state is the leading marine fish producer of the country contributing over 25% of the total annual output. Extending over 590 km with a continental shelf of over 40,000 sq km, Kerala […]

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A write-up on Business Initiatives under the Kerala IT Policy

Kerala’s IT Policy has the vision to “plan, develop and market the state as the most preferred IT/ITES investment/business destination in India” Additionally it also visualises the utilisation of ICT for the effective, transparent and efficient delivery of services to the citizens seamlessly through and integrated e-governance framework and making the state of Kerala 100 […]

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Positive Hope ahead for the Coir Industry in Kerala

The Coir Industry has been around in some shape or the other since time immemorial. Loved and enjoyed across the world, this particular golden hued natural fibre is not only beautiful, it has great strength. Made from coconut husk, Kerala is the world leader in the coir sector. Understandably with its rich natural bounty, this […]

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Academic Intervention Included In The Kerala Startup Policy To Foster A Culture Of Entrepreneurship – Part II

The Kerala Startup Policy has focussed on fostering a culture of entrepreneurship and listed several academic interventions. Of the same, the mostly institutional approaches were discussed in Part I. This segment focuses on the proposed skill building and related approaches.   The Policy takes a rather futuristic approach by discussing the Distribution of Raspberry Pi/Arduino/Little […]

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Academic Intervention Included In The Kerala Startup Policy To Foster A Culture Of Entrepreneurship – Part I

The Kerala Start Up Policy has a unique approach in terms of Human Capital Development. It spells out the importance of promoting the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. And to do so, it focuses on inculcating the habit of the same in the minds of citizens in every aspect of economic activity.   To make […]

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Funding Support & Incentives Made Available to Startups in Kerala as per the Kerala Startup Technology Policy 2014

The Kerala Start Up Technology Policy 2014 aims to bring about a world- class scientific and technology ecosystem which would empower and enable its youth to pursue their dreams within the State.   Here is an overview of the steps that State has taken in terms of offering funding support and incentives:   In an […]

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How Kerala Is Set To Support The Make In India Campaign Strongly

In September 2014, the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Sh.Narendra Modi launched the Make in India campaign. By September 2015, Kerala had aligned itself to be a formidable support for the Make In India campaign by working through the State specific issues and emerge as the forerunner in more ways than one.   Kerala: Attractive […]

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The Rise of Renewable Energy in Kerala

Kerala, as a State has been discussing Renewable Energy since some time now. In March, 2013, the huge range of renewable energy projects that featured in the State Budget announcement was met with much enthusiasm.   The discussions spanned plans of harnessing both wind and solar energy potentials.   In August, 2015 all of these […]

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The Growth of FinTech Industry in India and its Positive Effects in Kerala

The growth of the FinTech Industry in India has provided a solution to one of the major problems faced by individuals and families alike – the problem of managing money. Commonly, too much is spent and too little saved or invested. Access to good financial services has been limited so far. And this is what […]

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The Key Investment Zones in Kerala With Immense Potential – Part II

In the previous blog post we discussed about 7 of the Key Investment Zones in Kerala. Here, in continuation, we discuss the remaining areas of focus.   1. Infrastructure Development Kerala took a pioneering role in attracting private investments in building green fields when it built the highly successful Cochin International Airport, which recently also […]

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