KSIDC was set up on 21st July, 1961 with the object of facilitating Industrial Development in Kerala. We have been providing financial assistance to Medium and Large Scale Units (and now to small scale units also with the upgradation of small scale units with plant and machinery costing upto Rs.300 lakhs) being set up in the State of Kerala. However, KSIDC is not only a financing agency but also actively promotes industries by helping intending entrepreneurs to identify suitable projects, tie-up technical know-how and provides all other assistance. 

Post held

- Shri Harjinder Singh, IAS 

 - a) Under Secretary (Projects), Deptt of Defence Production, New Delhi

b) Special Secretary, Rural Development 

c) General Manager, District Industries Centre, Kannur 

d) Collector of Quilon District. 

e) Secretary Industries (Government of Kerala) 

f) Managing Director, KSIDC

The activities and the performance of the Corporation are as follows :

KSIDC renders financial assistance in one or more of the following forms :- 

i) Term Loan 

ii) Equity or Preference Capital 

iii) Providing guarantees. 

iv) Lease finance. 

v) Equipment loans. 

During the 38 years of KSIDC's existence about Rs.4,000 crores have been invested to Kerala in 400 sectors and employment provided to about 60,000 people. 

As the need for developing infrastructure so as to facilitate industrial development became apparent, KSIDC has now started providing assistance to set up infrastructural facilities. Some of the infrastructural projects with KSIDC involvement are Power projects, Industrial Growth Centres/Bridge, Roads and Industrial Water Supply scheme/LNG terminal etc. 

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