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Why Invest in Kerala?

Kerala

  • Kerala is a very fertile land with a diverse range of crops providing numerous opportunities for value addition
  • Coconut is the most important cash crop, cultivated in 7.81 lakhs ha with a production of 5384 million nuts – scope exists in Value addition in the form of packed tender coconut water, virgin coconut oil and desiccated coconut powder, coconut jaggery, palm sugar, chips, jelly, vinegar etc.
  • Kerala has earned a reputation for its ‘Nendran’ variety. Substantial quantity is being exported in the fresh form, however, opportunities exist in the processing of milkshake powder, banana-based baby food, banana pulp etc.
  • Kerala accounts for 75% of spices exports from India and is a major producer of coir and coconut

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Major Players Present in the State

State Profile of Kerala

S. No. Project Name District Contact Details Investment Leverage (Rs. in Cr.) Direct Employment Granted Farmers Benefited Processing Capacity (LMT) PA Preservation Capacity (LMT) PA Status
1. Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation Ltd (KSIDC) ALAPPUZHA
  • NAME : M T Binil Kumar, CEO Mega Food Park, KSIDC, Designation : Infrastructure Developer
    Mobile No : 9846280886,
    Phone No : 0484-2323010
    Email Id : binil[at]ksidcmail.org

79.1500  0  0 0.0000 0.2200 Ongoing
2. Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA) PALAKKAD
  • NAME : Mr Sathosh Kozhy Thomas Managing Director, Designation : Infrastructure Developer
    Mobile No : 9846010678,
    Phone No : 0471-2724861
    Email Id :

61.5600  748  150 0.3298 0.9208 Completed
S. No. Project Name District Contact Details Investment Leverage (Rs. in Cr.) Direct Employment Granted Farmers Benefited Processing Capacity (LMT) PA Preservation Capacity (LMT) PA Status
1. Chendayad Granites Private Limited WAYANAD
  • NAME : Chendayad Granite Private Limited
    Mobile No : 9544400106,
    Phone No : 0471-2724861
    Email Id : jovingeorge[at]gmail[dot]com

19.5300  236  4000 0.1200 0.2680 Ongoing
2. SYNTHITE INDUSTRIES PRIVATE LTD ERNAKULAM
  • NAME : VARGHESE JACOB
    Email Id : viju[at]synthite[dot]com

35.4300  356  4000 0.0500 0.6000 Ongoing
S. No. Project Name District Contact Details Investment Leverage (Rs. in Cr.) Direct Employment Granted Farmers Benefited Processing Capacity (LMT) PA Preservation Capacity (LMT) PA Status
1. Ma cold chain infrastructure PALAKKAD
  • NA
26.5200  0  0 0.2700 0.3200 Ongoing
2. Fair exports india pvt. ltd. ERNAKULAM
  • NA
44.1300  0  0 0.1026 0.1100 Ongoing
3. Sun aquatic products private limited ERNAKULAM
  • NA
17.3100  0  0 0.0500 0.0500 Ongoing
4. Abad fisheries private limited ERNAKULAM
  • NA
7.3500  100  9552 0.2700 0.0200 Ongoing
5. Sh cold storage pvt ltd ALAPPUZHA
  • NA
16.9900  100  9552 0.0000 0.4500 Completed
6. Inkal ventures pvt. ltd PATHANAMTHITTA
  • NA
13.4900  100  9552 0.3800 0.0000 Completed
S. No. Name & Address WarehouseMan Name Mobile Capacity
1. Central Warehouse, Wise Park, Wise Park, Kanjikode, Distt-Palakkad Central Warehousing Corporation 8800850089 15000
2. Central Warehouse Kunnamthanam, Sidco Industrial Park, Thottappady, Kunnamthanam, Distt-Pathanamthitta Central Warehousing Corporation 9895530565 12600
3. Central Warehouse Edathala, Ettekkar, Edathala North, Aluva, Ernakulam, Distt-Ernakulam Central Warehousing Corporation 9895530565 11689
4. Central Warehouse, Gandhi Nagar, Central Warehouse Gandhi Nagar, Kadav Anthra Ernakulam, Kochi, Distt-Ernakulam Central Warehousing Corporation 8800850089 14065
5. Rubber Mahel, Premises no:16/727, Survey no-243/2, Nallore, Taluka:chittoor, Palakkad-678557, Distt-Palakkad National Collateral Management Services Limited - 5000
6. Yamada Logistics Private Limited C/o Pulickal Buildings warehouse, Nalam Mile, Panayikulam, Alangadu, Distt-Ernakulam Yamada Logistics Private Limited 9009002013 588
7. Central Warehouse, Kakkanad, Central Warehouse Kinfra EPIP, Kusumagiri P.O. Kakkanad, Distt-NA Central Warehousing Corporation 8800850089 21850
8. YAMADA LOGISTICS PVT. LTD. C/O PUTHUCODE WAREHOUSE, PUTHUCODE WAREHOUSE 6/221, KC AHAMED ROAD, EDATHALA NORTH, Distt-Ernakulam Yamada Logistics Private Limited 9009002013 916
9. Central Warehouse Kannur, Keltron Nagar, Mangattuparamba, Kannur University Campus post, Distt-Kannur Central Warehousing Corporation 9895530565 9590
10. National Collateral Management Services Limited C/o KVT Godown, Godown Premises No. 9/382, Compartment No. 1, Located at Kadungalloor, Panchayath, Survey No. 217/3, Distt-Ernakulam National Collateral Management Services Limited - 1832
11. YAMADA LOGISTICS PVT LTD C/o KERALA STATE WAREHOUSING CORPARATION, STATE WAREHOUSE, VANDANMEDU, Distt-Idukki Yamada Logistics Private Limited 9009002013 837
12. Central Warehouse, Kuriachira, Central Warehouse Kuriachira, Distt-Thrissur Central Warehousing Corporation 8800850089 32590
S. No. District Revised ODOP
1. Alappuzha Rice Products
2. Ernakulam Pineapple
3. Idukki Spices
4. Kannur Coconut Oil
5. Kasargod Mussels
6. Kollam Tapioca & Tuber crop products
7. Kottayam Pineapple
8. Kozhikode Coconut Products
9. Malappuram Coconut-based Products
10. Palakkad Banana
11. Pathanamthitta Jackfruit
12. Thiruvananthapuram Tapioca
13. Thrissur Rice Products
14. Wayanad Milk and Milk Products

State Policy & Fiscal Incentives

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Policy & Incentives Description
Name of Policy Kerala Industrial & Commercial Policy 2018
Nodal Agency Directorate of Industries and Commerce, Government of Kerala
Single Window Clearance System
Power/Electricity Subsidy
  • N/A
Capital Subsidy
  • NA
Interest Subsidy
  • Loans at affordable interest rates available from Kerala Financial Corporation for MSMEs
VAT/CST/SGST/TAX Exemption/Reimbursement
  • NA
Employment Generation
  • Incentivizing additional employment generation: 75% of the statutory employer contribution for additional employees over and above 31-03-2017 level will be borne by Government for 3 years for enterprises coming under recognized industrial park/zones.
Freight/Transport Subsidy
  • NA
Others
  • Following incentives will be provided to enterprises coming under recognized industrial park/zones
    • 100 % stamp duty / registration fee exemption for all allotments
    • Environmental Protection Infrastructure Subsidy: Dedicated Effluent Treatment Plants (ETP) and / or Hazardous Waste Treatment Storage and Disposal Facility (HWTSDF) set up by individual manufacturing units would be eligible for an Environment Protection Infrastructure subsidy
    • Incentivizing additional employment generation: 75% of the statutory employer contribution for additional employees over and above 31-03-2017 level will be borne by Government for 3 years

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