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:
Science & 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.