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is rich in industrial potentialities and infrastructure facilities such
as hydro-electric power, rich forests, rare minerals like ilmenite and
monozite and the efficient system of transport and communications. Traditional
industries are handloom, cashew, coir and handicrafts. Other important
industries are rubber,
tea, ceramics, electric and electronic
appliances, telephone cables, transformers, bricks and tiles, drugs
and chemicals, general engineering, plywood splints and veneers, Beedi
and cigar, soaps, oils, fertilizers and Khadi and village industry products.
of manufacturing units have also sprung-up for production of precision
instruments, machine tools, petroleum and petroleum products, paints,
pulp paper, newsprint, glass and non-ferrous metals. Principal export
products are cashewnut, tea, coffee, spices, lemongrass oil, sea foods,
and coir. The State has an abundance of important
minerals like ilmenite, rutile, monazite, zircon, sillimanite, clay
and quartz sand.
of industrial units in Kerala as on 31 March 1998 was
There are 110 public sector undertakings in the State. Out of 34 units
established up to March 1999 27 Technopark are in the field of Information
Technology. The Software Technology Parks of India is already running
complexes in Thiruvananthapuram with 17 units functioning under its
umbrella directly and three other units in private premises, all engaged
primarily in the export of computer software from the country. Thirty
one companies with a total capital investment of Rs 6,545 lakh are functioning
at Technopark in
Thiruvananthapuram. There are about 1,91,672
persons employed in the Khadi
and village industries sector
in the State.
forms the main occupation of the people. About 50 per cent of the population
depend upon agriculture for their livelihood. A unique feature of the
State is the predominance of cash crops. Kerala is a major producer
of coconut, rubber, pepper, cardamom, ginger, cocoa, cashew, arecanut,
coffee and tea. Tree spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, etc., are
also cultivated. Rice and tapioca are important food crops. Coconut
is the most important cash crop of Kerala while pepper earns the maximum
foreign exchange. Banana, pineapple, mango and jackfruit are major fruit
crops. Kerala is not self-sufficient in food production.
has a gross cropped area of 3.87 lakh hectares under paddy cultivation
during 1997-98. Although Kerala has lost its leading position in the
production of coconuts with only 41 per cent of the total national production,
it continues to be the predominent supplier of milling copra. During
the 1997-98 the State continues to hold the monopoly in pepper production.
The State accounts for more than 86 per cent of the area under rubber,
53 per cent under cardamom, 27 per cent under coffee and 9 per cent
under tea. The area under rubber in the State, during 1997-98
was 4.63 lakh hectares.
HERE FOR KERALA BUSINESS SITES
Tourism Development Corporation - http://www.ktdc.com
A travel services company, despite the name.
Symphony - http://www.greensymphony.com
An interactive multimedia CD-Rom on Kerala available for sale.
Usman and Brother - http://www.asbava.com
Retailers of shadenet, plywood, hard boards, light roofings, false
ceiling and door, tarpaulin and other building supplies.
Project Ltd - http://www.rdsproject.com
Contractors and builders specialises in turnkey projects, infrastructure
works, civil engineering works, water treatment plants, construction
and project management.
Group - http://www.manuelsons.com
Activities in housing, jewellery, real estate, finance, exports,
hotels and tourism, gold, gloves and wood.
Builders Forum - http://www.keralabuilders.com
A forum of Keralas builders for residential and commercial properties,
flats, apartments and villas.
Real Estate of India - http://www.gatewayrealestates.com
Services in real estate, marketing residential, industrial and home
building lots. Kerala, India.
||Keralaproperty.com - http://www.keralaproperty.com
Find land, house, flats or any kind of real estate in Kerala, Kochi,
Group - http://www.manappuramgroup.com
Provides consumer and personal loans and finance.
Associates - http://www.avmjumbobags.com/
Manufacturer of various kinds of bags.