Kerala is on the fast track in setting up industrial and general infrastructure to boost investment in the state. Kerala may be just a tiny state,all of 38,863 sq km,in the southernmost tip of the country it is a hotbed in terms of entrepreneurial opportunity. A study by the Confederation of Indian Industry (2002) showed that Kerala stood at the No.1 position in terms of law and order as well as expenditure on health and education. The State's overall rank was there,among a selection of 18 States. Even more attractively in the New Age, the National Association of Software Companies (Nasscom) selected Kochi as the second best locale in India for setting up business process outsourcing (BPO)initiatives.
Kerala is also on the fast track in setting up industrial and general infrastructure to boost investment in the state. Already,the three international airportsat Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode handle over 35,000 international and domestic flights a year. With Cochin International Airport Ltd's growth plans,which include an metropolis and IT city , the figure is set to multiply manifold. Kerala has the highest density of roads in the country, with eight major National Highways. The inland waterways system is also being streamlined while the upcoming transshipment and container terminals at Vizhinjam and Vallarapadam will give a fillip to the seaports.