Preparation of Perspective 2030 was one of the major initiatives of Government of Kerala and the Kerala State Planning Board. The four volume document was released by Chief Minister of Kerala by handing over to Dr Bibek Debroy, Member of NITI Aayog on July 13, 2015 in a function held at Mascot Hotel, where Ministers of Industry, Finance, Planning, Vice Chairman, State Planning Board, Members of Planning Board, Chief Secretary, Fellow from NCAER, Member Secretary Planning Board, Secretaries of the various Departments, Heads of Departments and other senior officials were present.