Emerging Kerala 2012 - Mega Investors Meet
Sep 25: Kerala geared to promote itself as an emerging investment destination. In spite of the downturn in World Economy, its visible contributions to Indian economy are significant. Government of Kerala decided to go for the “Emerging Kerala” branding to make it the “Investors’ Own Destination”.
The first edition of Emerging Kerala summit, an investors meet, will be held from April 19 to 21, 2012 at the Le Meridien International Convention Centre, Kochi. The logo for the event was launched by the Chief Minister of Kerala, Oommen Chandy in Thiruvananthapuram. The event will be organised by the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC), would highlight investment opportunities available here and advertise to the world its state of readiness to receive investors. It has successfully campaigned itself as God’s own country and now became the most sought after destination in the world tourism map.
Development is a mass movement in Kerala. With robust infrastructure, quick rederessal of business issues, co-operative Governance, fast track Economic Development, God’s own Country is a preferred Investment hub for almost every business venture for which, there is transparency and openness. Emerging as ‘Investor friendly’ place in South India, Kerala highlights a luxurious lifestyle of leisure, pleasure, business and Investments.
State Government’s strategy includes, showcase the excellent investment opportunities in the sectors like Food and agro processing, gem and jewellery, rare earth minerals, textiles and garments, shipbuilding and related industries, electronics, gas-based infrastructure, green energy and pharmaceuticals, infotainment, logistics parks, environment technologies, airport infrastructure and airplane and helicopter services, etc…. All these will lead to immense opportunities in man power and service sector.
The mega investor’s meet will also focus on tourism, healthcare service and trade retailing, knowledge/ education sector and IT and IT-enabled services, attract investments in the future industries like biotechnology and nanotechnology.
The state government has set up a committee led by the chief minister to monitor and review the progress of the campaign. The council of ministers and government secretaries are members of this committee.