NRI investors in Kerala to push for state’s development:
Investors in Kerala
including those based outside the country have decided to form a
non-political grouping to push for economic development in the
state, a NRI originally from Kerala said.....
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala
government will release a coffee table book ‘IT@Kerala - The Smart
State’, depicting the journey of the state from being a tourist
destination to an information technology hotspot.
The 160-page book, charting Kerala’s march from being God’s Own
Country to the hottest investment destination in the IT sector, will
be launched by Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan here Monday.
details Kerala’s IT infrastructure, industry and its journey of
becoming a smart state with smarter professionals. It also
highlights the strengths and growth potential of IT in Kerala and
gives a complete description of infrastructure facilities laid down
for the IT industry.
testimonials by the top IT companies operating in the state are
Principal Secretary Ajay Kumar said the book is an initiative to
provide an insight to potential investors about the exciting
opportunities and conducive environment Kerala has to offer.
developed our IT policy with the idea of inclusive growth to enable
socio-economic transformation to reach every single citizen of the
state, simultaneously benefiting IT investors also,” said Kumar.
lists all the major tourist destinations, the lush valleys, sunny
beaches, misty hills and dozens of cultural spectacles, food, and
ayurveda that engage business with pleasure and the facilities
available with easier connectivity through road, rail and air
transport in the state.
there are more than 30,000 IT professionals working in the state in
companies of varying size and shape which include top notch
companies in the country.