Staff Reporter

Part of effort to increase online reach

KOCHI: Kerala IT, a State government initiative offering a single-window service to usher in information technology (IT) companies, professionals, investors and service providers to the State’s IT world, has launched a blog forum on its official web site.

The service, said to be part of a concerted effort to increase Kerala IT’s online reach, can be assessed on

The stated objectives of the blog forum include creating a platform for the online community to know about Kerala IT’s various initiatives and projects, projecting the State as a strong contender among the destinations attracting investments in IT and IT-enabled services, and eliciting opinions and suggestions from citizens in general on how to increase the State’s visibility worldwide.

It has been perceived as a channel facilitating interaction between IT professionals and companies and Kerala IT. To ensure that the purpose for which it has been launched is served, the IT facilitator has urged Netizens to sign up and become contributors to turn the platform into a vibrant online community benefiting everyone involved. As a contributor, one can blog about the events and updates about his or her company as well as provide insights to other bloggers through meaningful comments. The Kerala IT team behind the initiative has requested the visitors to inform it about the additional features they like to see on the blog platform to turn it into a truly interactive community.

Besides, the online community has been requested to e-mail vital information or events to be posted online, which will enhance the utility of the web site. The new link offering space for blogs adds to the links, such as those on IT parks, investment opportunities, IT enablers and careers, on the official website.