Kerala, an investor and environment friendly state, where your actions inspire others to dream
more, learn more, do more and become more. With its abundant ecological diversity and
established industrial and services sectors alike, the State is steadily diversifying its
economy and offers a very congenial social atmosphere to live in. The State strives to create a
conducive environment to attract major investments and to improve the Ease of Doing Business in
the State, for sustainable development given its ecological heritage. Being a most advanced
society in the country, Kerala with highest literacy rate in country, highest life expectancy,
least population growth, lowest infant mortality, is not surprisingly, has been adopted by the
world bodies as a role model for developing countries.
The skilled manpower that makes use of the opportunities of the global economy makes the State a
human resource pool. A variety of quality educational and research institutions ensure abundant
supply of quality manpower, whatever be the sphere of business activity. Kerala, is, was and
always will strive to be the most sought after destination for investors both nationally and
The State Government has introduced an online single window clearance mechanism to facilitate
fast and time-bound grant of licenses, permits and clearances thereby transforming the State
into a vibrant investor friendly destination and to accelerate its industrial growth and
employment generation across all categories.
The Chief Minister
Setting up a business
Guide to identify clearance / permit for your project .