Kochi: 30 influential online travel writers from around the world began a two-weeks long exploration of ‘God’s Own Country’, with Tourism Minister, Shri Kadakampally Surendran flagging off the fourth edition of Kerala Blog Express as part of a campaign to present the State to a wider international audience.
Trivandrum: Chief Minister, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan presented the IT policy framework of the Government of Kerala aiming to boost the IT sector driven economy in the State, in the Niyamasabha on March 15, 2017. In his address, the CM said “The Policy of the Government is to make use of the digital technology for the overall development of the State and to ensure quick and efficient delivery of all essential services. The State has the potential to bridge the digital divide prevalent.”
Trivandrum: Aries Epica, a Technopark based animation studio and a division of UAE based Aires group of companies, today announced a joint venture with Bangalore based computer animation firm, Xentrix Studios to provide a state of the art animation studio to produce high quality animation content for overseas clients. The joint venture will operate in Technopark under the name Xentrix Studios@Epica.
Trivandrum: Finance Minister, Dr. T M Thomas Isaac today announced free Internet connection to 20 lakh poor families in the State and the launch of Kerala Fibre Optic Network (K-FON) in his Budget speech for the financial year 2017-18.
Trivandrum: The Kerala Budget for the financial year 2017-18 presented by the Finance Minister, Dr. T M Thomas Isaac today in the Niyamasabha, has termed IT, Tourism and MSMEs as new areas of growth.
Excerpts from the Budget speech: