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Saturday, February 09, 2008

Technopark as Change agent in Kerala

Entrepreneurs and business people all over the world relied on Kerala youngsters to build business but native Kerala had seen little entrepreneurial activity. The picture could change in the coming years with success of Technopark unleashing entrepreneurial potential of the state. What is remarkable is presence of 100 home grown companies in the park.

Enthused by the success, the Left Democratic Front government has decided to set incubation centres in all engineering colleges and polytechnics. Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said the idea was to make entrepreneurship a part of the state’s culture,The government is also in the process of setting up Technoparks in different parts of the state. The chief minister said that almost all districts in the state would have IT parks of world standards within the next five years.“We have recognised that this ambitious goal can be achieved only with the active participation of budding entrepreneurs. The very success of Technopark is due to the presence of almost 100 home grown companies in the park”, he added.He said that the state getting ready to take advantage of its greatest asset; a rich talent pool of quality human resource. “We would create a favourable system within the state so that the new generation would get the best of opportunities in their homeland”, he added... read khaleej Times

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