Operational costs less than 50% when compared to the other Indian cities
Rentals lower by more than 60% in comparison to other Indian cities
Power and water tariff among the lowest in the country
Human Development Index at par with the West
Strategic location on the trans- national trade corridor connecting Europe and Pacific rim easily accessible with 3 international airports at thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Calicut and an international seaport at Kochi
Ranked best in India in terms of PQLI.
KERALA – SOCIAL ADVANCEMENTS Source : Overseas Development Council, USA Rank in India Physical Quality of Life Index (PQLI) Highest Literacy Highest Density of Science & Technology Personnel Highest Birth Rate Lowest Infant Mortality Lowest Life Expectancy Longest Death Rate Lowest No. of hospital beds per 1000 population Highest
SAFE & SEA-ME-WE-3 cable landings with 15 GBPS bandwidth
100% digital exchanges - 988 exchanges
Opportunity exists for investors in IT and ITES related activities like Software, BPO, Call centre, back office operation etc.
Opportunity also for investors for investing in IT infra development.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY National ILD Hub 100% of telephone exchanges digital Highest telecom density Cochin – Communication Hub – SEA-ME-WE-3 & SAFE cable landings – abundant bandwidth 1 st wireless district in the country Universal OFC connectivity across State