Overview

 The Industry & Infrastructure Division functions under a Chief, supported by a team as in organogram.

Major Dealing Sectors

  Major sectors dealt in the Division: Industry and the Infrastructure. 

 The sub sectors coming under these are:

           Energy Development

           Industries

           Mining

           Transport

           Tourism

           Science & Technology

           Information Technology

Responsibilities of the Division

           Formulation of Five Year Plans and Annual Plans

           Preparation of Plan Budget & Economic Review (English & Malayalam versions)

           Midterm appraisal of Plans/Schemes/Programs

           Appraisal and Progress review of Plans/Schemes/Programs etc.

           Preparation of Back ground papers and reports for Task forces /expert committees and  conducting workshops.

Key initiatives of the Division

Comprehensive Mission For Employment Generation (MEGA)– an Overarching mechanism providing holistic direction and oversight to various self employments programmes for generation of large-scale employment

Scientific Mining Policy for the State – Aims at increasing the share of Mining sector to 5% of GSDP by mechanisation and atomisation and adopting scientific practices in all sectors

Expert Committee on Energy  2015 – Promoting solar power units and encouraging mini and micro hydel projects in Panchayath areas in PPP or Joint venture models 

West Kallada Solar Power Project - A model and innovative project and first of its kind in the State or Nation intended to generate 50 MW Grid interactive Solar Power project in the infertile and unused 300 acres land in West Kallada Grama Panchayat. 

Technical Committee Report on Road and Road Safety prepared by Sri. E. Sreedharan Committee – The Report concentrates on Technical standards and specification, formation of a Highway department, Work culture, Resource crunch, Highway development fund and Road safety.