Kochi - Home City
Kochi, also known as Ernakulam is the Business capital of Kerala. From the beginning of 14th Century itself, Kochi has been attracting world traders and travelers alike. Over the eventful years, Kochi has evolved as one of the most important cities in India. Ample power, Long Coast Line, International Air Terminal, Major Port and International Container Transshipment Terminal makes Kochi and its suburbs home to over 250 companies. The city has got excellent connectivity to major International Destinations; Cochin International Airport is the fourth busiest Airport in India in terms of handling International Traffic. The other modes of transport systems, rail and road are well connected to other States in India. Integrated transport model is proposed for the city connecting all modes of transport including metro rail, road and inland waterways. Kochi Metro Rail system is operational and well-connected throughout the city.
Photo Courtesy: Kochi Metro Rail Limited
Kochi is the first city from Kerala selected for the 100 Smart Cities Mission Programme announced by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. This well planned city ranks first among the tourist destinations in Kerala. The major tourist inflow to the State is through Kochi as the city is centrally located and well connected to the other tourist hotspots in the State. The City has good hotels, resorts and convention centers make Kochi a most preferred MICE destination.
IT @ KOCHI
Located centrally in the State and well connected to all the parts of Kerala, Kochi houses the State’s most prestigious Technology Park, Infopark. A tier II city which has all the advantages of a Tier 1 location is what makes Kochi an ideal destination for IT/ITES Business. Best quality life, Affordable living, World class health care facilities, Good social infrastructure, Quality Education system, Good law and order situation etc. has aided Kochi to emerge as the potential tier II destination for IT industry in the Country. At Kochi, the landing of two Submarine Cable landing Points SAFE and SE-ME-WE-3 ensures the best data connectivity. Uninterrupted Stable and Quality power adds more value for your technology business in the city.
With a population of over 2 million in the Kochi Metropolitan region, the City has got a Cosmopolitan culture. Expat friendliness is one of the key features of the City. Shopping Malls, Cultural Centres, Performing arts Theatres and Art Cafes, Multiplexes, Eat outs and Restaurants offers multi-cultural cuisines, Restobars, Resorts and hotels by International Brands etc. adds more Color and flavor to the city. The Business landscape of the city is unmatchable.
KOCHI – OUR DESTINATION ALWAYS WELCOMING…
Kerala, a state in the south west region of India, magnificently stretches along the Malabar Coast as a patch of green, teeming with coconut palms. With nature having abundantly blessed it with beauty galore, Kerala has earned for itself the title ‘God’s Own Country’. Spread over a mere 38,863 square kilometres, the geographical terrains of the state are as varied as they possibly could be, ranging from the bountiful forests of Wayanad to the lush backwaters of Aleppey, the sweeping paddy fields of Kuttanad to the rumbling waterfalls of Athirapally and from the stunning hill stations of Munnar to the renowned sun kissed beaches of Thiruvananthapuram. Often termed the ‘Land of Ayurveda’, Kerala has on offer an exquisite combo of demographics, culture and traditions and an array of ethereal festivals laid out across an incredible backdrop of historical and cultural monuments vouchsafes the fact. The state that enjoys an equable climate throughout the year is celebrated for its exotic cuisine as well. This inimitable blend has earned for Kerala a worthy place among the ‘ten paradises of the world’ and the ‘50 must see destinations of a lifetime’ as have been identified by the National Geographic Traveller magazine.
On the progressive front, Kerala has set an outstanding example for the rest of the country. In addition to being India’s most e-literate state, Kerala also has the highest literacy rate, the lowest positive population growth rate, the highest life expectancy rate, the lowest child mortality rate, the lowest attrition rate and the highest sex ratio among all Indian states A recent survey also revealed that Kerala is the least corrupt state in the country. socio-economic parity in the state is an added advantage.
Kerala provides a remarkable environment when it comes to setting up a business venture. With over a thousand acres of land allocated for the IT sector alone, Kerala has a whopping 1 lakh IT force rendering their services in Fortune 500 companies. The state that is home to over five hundred IT/ITeS companies has an amazing annual intake of over 50,000 Engineering students per year! Kerala is one of two Indian states to have ‘SEA-ME-WE-3’ and ‘SAFE’ submarine cable landing. A state with surplus power and water supply, Kerala ranks No.1 in India, when it comes to Tourism and Health Care. Offering the best connectivity to the Middle East and the rest of the world with three international airports, Kerala is where your business endeavor deserves to be. Kerala proffers a fully burdened cost of just $8 per hour as compared to the global average of $15 salaries and an operational cost which is less than 30% when compared to the Tier-1 cities in India. The much lauded socio-economic parity in the state is an added advantage.