How Industrial Development in Kerala is turning Eco-Friendly

Yes, it’s GO GREEN! The bill-board across the lot showed a product ad, but what captured ones attention was the word “Eco-Friendly Product” which it distinctly boasted in gigantic letters. You might be thinking of all the times you have seen the exact words, expect in different places. So, what exactly can be classified as […]

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The Animation Industry in Kerala – Rise & Fall

The Animation Industry in India has been through a journey of its own. It was in the late 1990s that all over India, young artists and caricaturists found a new calling. Along with the IT boom and the opening up of the market, there were clients across the seas. This was a great time for […]

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Solar Energy Harvestation Reaching New Heights in Kerala

As is popularly known, India has around 300 clear, sunny days in a year. If harvested, solar energy in India can be calculated (in theory) to be 5000 trillion kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year on the basis of land area. The availability of solar energy thus actually exceeds the entirety of fossil fuel energy reserve outputs […]

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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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