Known globally for its backwaters, Kerala is India’s most literate state and was declared the nation's first digital State in 2016.
Kerala is one of the most scenic and popular tourist destinations in India
With a coastline of nearly 590 km, Kerala has a major port at Kochi (with a cruise terminal) and 16 smaller ports along the coast
The State's rich biodiversity has fostered a thriving R&D culture
Kerala is the first state in India to have four international airports, namely in Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram and Kannur
Kerala also leads other states in Industrial development and per capita income
The state is very close to the global maritime trade route passing through the Indian Ocean region
GSDSP amounting to US$ 132 bn for FY21
producer of coir and coconut in India
Cochin Port has been promoting major investments in sea trade based SEZs.
of Kerala's export income comes from spices, fishery, cashews, coffee, and pickles.
one of the most sought-after destinations, owing to beaches, backwaters, forest reserves, and hill stations
in the NITI AAYOG – SDG Index
Kerala is home to more than 800 IT companies, employing more than 100,000 employees.
in the country to set up a company dedicated to electronics (KELTRON)
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GAIL India is building a 1,100 km gas pipeline and connecting consumers such as Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals
Kirloskar Solar has partnered with GSL Energy Solutions to install 200 MW of solar power in the state by 2020.
Collabera, an American IT staffing, consulting and business services firm, has set up an operation in Thiruvananthapuram
A. Hartrodt, a German logistics firm, runs its regional operations from its centre in Kerala
Xerox, which sells print and digital document solutions, runs a manufacturing plant in Kochi
Phase 2 of the Kochi Metro project is currently underway, following a highly successful first line. The project offers substantial investment opportunities.
by Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA) in Palakkad, spread over 32 ha and KINFRA Industrial Park in Adoor on 34 ha.
Vizhinjam deep-water container transshipment terminal, being developed as a transshipment hub to cater to the current largest mother vessel with a capacity of 18,000 TEU.
coming up at Cherthala (27 ha), Kannur (10 ha), Kasaragod (40 ha), Kollam (18 ha), Koratty (12 ha) and Kozhikode (17 ha).
has selected Kochi (commercial capital of Kerala) and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala for sustainable urban development.
A major industrial corridor in Kerala is planned to pass through Kochi and Bengaluru, leading to investment opportunities.
to be set up by Kerala State Film Development Corporation (KSFDC) in various parts of the state.
Silverline (semi high-speed rail) from Thiruvananthapuram and Kasargod
spanning 450kms is to be developed.
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