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KERALA IT ADVANTAGES
 
 
Connectivity Advantage

•   Kerala state tele density is double national average

•   SEA-ME-WE 3 & SAFE cables at Kochi with 2 submarine OF cable landing. 

•   Kochi gateway handles 70% of India’s data traffic.

•   15 GBps bandwidth support

•   Cost effective, fail safe bandwidth

             

        SE-ME-WE 3 Cable dropping zones in India (Mumbai & Kochi)

     

  SAFE submarine OF dropping zone only in Kochi in India

 

HR Advantage

•   State with highest literacy rate in the country

•   High density of Science & Technology manpower

•   Talent pool of English speaking personnel 

•   Annual intake of  over 25,000 engineering students each year

•   Employee attrition < 10%


Academic Institutions

•   Kerala is traditionally strong in academics

•   7 universities offering up to Doctoral studies; One S&T university, one Agricultural university

•   Over 84 engineering colleges; College of Engineering Trivandrum, more than 60 years old; Over 10 medical colleges; Over 100 Science colleges

•   Indian Institute of Management(IIM), National Institute of Technology(NIT),Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management- Kerala(IIITM-K)

•   Centres of Excellence- Indian Institute of Science Education & Research(IISER) and Indian Institute of Space Sciences & Technology (IIST)are coming up Trivandrum

 
R&D institutes

•   Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre – Over 6000 scientists and engineers, nerve centre of India’s space programs

•   National Institute of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology(NIST) under the CSIR

•   Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC)

•   Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

•   CMFRI, CPCRI, KFRI, CWRDM, SCTIMS, TBGRI etc

•   Strong Research Centers of various universities

 
Pro-Active Initiatives

•    HRD and Labor policy attuned to industry

•    Path breaking IT Policy

•    Sustained promotional campaign

•    Incentives for Knowledge sector

•    Single window clearance

•    Focus on development of infrastructure, education, healthcare and Protection of environment

The Government of Kerala has promised the state an IT led growth over the next few years. The primary drive towards establishing Kerala as the preferred ITES destination arises from private enterprises and community energies. The Kerala Government acts as a catalyst to successfully facilitate an enabling environment for IT, IT products and ITES. Kerala with its focus on Business Process Outsourcing, Customer Interaction Centres and Digital Content Creation/Processing, Training for relevant skills at sub-domain level to ensure adequate supply of trained human resources to ITES companies and employment regulations that uniquely facilitate ITES operations, is poised today to become the IT industry's dream destination.
 

Key Differentiators:
 

•   Stress free, easy paced quality life

•   Clean, green environs

•   Less congestion on the road / less commuting time to office / quality time with family

•   Knowledge focused society

•   Proximity to tourist hotspots enables weekend relaxation / combining work & leisure

•   Authentic wellness centers