Welcome to Kerala IT, a Government of Kerala initiative offering a single window to a world of opportunities to IT Companies, Professionals, Investors, Developers and Service Providers alike in the state of Kerala. The site give a comprehensive listing of various IT initiative in the state of Kerala conceived to be developed as a 'Hub and Spoke' model. Technopark-Thiruvananthapuram, Infopark-Kochi and Cyberpark-Kozhikode shall act as the hubs with satellite centers being developed at Kollam, Cherthala, Koratty. Please feel free to browse through this portal, specially designed with filtering tools, project details and other important contact information at your finger tip.
With world’s greenest IT work spaces, Kerala IT is one the finest work place. Abundant talent pool and Centre of Excellences in the emerging technologies like IoT, BlockChain, AI, Cyber Security, Space Tech and MedTech makes Kerala IT the next digital hub. Highest Human Development Index among other states in the country attracts many global giants to invest in the state. Nissan’s digital innovation centre, product development companies like Oracle & IBS, all major IT service companies like Infosys, Cognizant, Wipro & TCS are present in state
With over 3 Million plug and play work spaces on various models like GovtOwned IT parks , Co developer, Private parks. With over 600 IT companies Kerala IT provides direct jobs to about 125000 people and have an IT exports of 1.5 billion.
Apart from the IT parks in various locations of the state, Kerala IT has other dedicated departments like Startup Mission which runs incubators and accelerators for more than 2000 startups, State IT Mission which implements and manages Governance related applications & solutions, Capacity building initiatives like ICT Academy, IIITMK & ICFOSS, and a great infrastructure investments in pipeline like optical connectivity to every villages through KFON. Also Kerala became the maximum WiFi hot spot enabled state in India recently.
Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan
Hon'ble IT Minister of Kerala
Mr. M. Sivasankar IAS
Principal Secretary (Electronics & IT),
Government of Kerala
Kerala has emerged as first ‘Digital State’ in the Country, a feat realized through the visionary measures of the Government to open up the doors of digital literacy to its citizens to make God’s own country the first ‘e-literate’ State, through launching the Akshaya Project and IT@School programme way back in 2002.
The proactive policy of the State Government in allowing the telecom service providers to network the State through Optical Fiber Cable (OFC) has enabled its citizens to get online, both through broadband and mobile. Kerala had established its first State Data Centre (SDC) in 2005 to deliver e-Governance services. This was further strengthened with the setup of second SDC in 2011, which is offering industry leading cloud infrastructure and enhancement to core connectivity infrastructure such as Kerala State Wide Area Network (KSWAN), National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) and National Knowledge Network (NKN).
Kerala IT has emerged as virtual brand as the state has recognized the significance of the ICT as the key vehicle for the overall equitable development and reiterates its commitment to the sector specific deliverables throughout the state with a brand recognition
The objective is to establish Kerala as a leading and the best IT destination by generating direct and indirect employment opportunities in the IT sector whereby improving the socio-economic development of the state.
The IT policy frame work has been strategically defined with a clear focus on building of necessary technological infrastructure for creation of an environment favourable to ICT development; enhancing the necessary human capital required to both produce and use innovative technologies through education and skill building; and establishing Kerala as an IT industry destination by attracting investments from within and outside the region. Ensuring citizen centric digital economy dovetailing innovative ideas and the vibrant startup ecosystem
Kerala IT provides a premium quality infrastructure space at various strategical locations spread across the state with an edge on cost competiveness with an excellent digital connectivity with a brand recognition ensuring the enterpreneur’s, Startups, SME’s and multinational companies a highly secured environment with all supporting facilities and creating a self-sustainable IT ecosystem.
Kerala IT has gained a significant importance and has been a beneficiary of the state's continuous revival of the IT policy frame work in line to the changing trends and the disruptive digital technology.