With India’s biggest startup ecosystem, Kerala becomes the top state to give 2.5 lakh IT jobs

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Kerala is famous for its initiatives and ecotourism but like other southern states which are known for their jobs and employment, Kerala has never been in our minds. But for a drastic change over a period of time, the state is emerging out to provide huge numbers of IT Jobs in the state.

The state is coming with a newly integrated Startup ecosystem, ‘The Maker Village and Bionest’ was inaugurated on Sunday is over an area of wide 1.82 lakh sq ft. It includes an eight-floor facility in Kalamassery which is going to be under Kerala’s Startup Mission (KSUM).”

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The state under their mission have facilities of Maker Village that promote hardware startups, BRINC which is the country’s first international accelerator for hardware startups and the BioNest that promotes medical technologies. BRIC that will help in developing solutions for severe disease diagnosis and care and a Centre of Excellence which will be set up in the state, all these startups are included in the state agency of the government for state’s development.

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Recently, Kerala’s Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated in his speech saying that the state will give jobs to 2.5 lakh in the IT sector. This facility of making it the biggest startup ecosystem will beat Station-F of Paris to emerge as the world’s biggest technology hub after its full expansion in 13 acres approximately, the CM said.”Kerala Government is working for the state to have a total area of 2.3 crore sq ft of IT space (up from 1.3 crore sq ft last year). The opening of the new complex at the technology innovation zone (TIZ) is a major step towards achieving the objective.”

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“Perhaps, this will be India’s biggest facility now based on Intellectual Property applications,” Pinarayi added in his speech.

As per the Kerala government, many startups have already been started and many have been allocated a place to start for.

Published by Shifa Naz on 15 Jan 2019

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