Shri. P K Kunhalikutty
Minister for Industries & IT
Govt. of Kerala


Shri P K Kunhalikutty , presently the Minister for IT and Industries has been at the helm of these departments twice previously . During his earlier stint as IT minister Shri P K K had introduced Information Technology in Government-citizen interactions, way ahead of many of the other states in INDIA. The first e-literate district in malappuram and a much lauded Akshaya (CSC) model are some of the key achievements based on his visionary leadership. The “ Akshaya” project has acted as a bridge between the “digital divide”.
He always had a clear vision on the development of the Industries and IT sectors in the state utilising the inherent potential of the state and the potential of the sunrise industries. He has initiated key steps in the development of Industries at large and IT in specific. Under his leadership and leveraging on the initiatives started by him in the earlier tenures Kerala today enjoys the top rank among the Indian states in e governance (Awarded the most e ready state)

During this tenure he realised the importance of the ESDM sector for the country and the potential Kerala had to offer and has been keen on developing the sector in the state. He has been instrumental in meeting up with the electronic Industry leaders and associations and has been trying to understand the needs of the Industry. He has identified electronics manufacturing as his major agenda of development and is planning the establishment of electronics manufacturing clusters in the state.

He was instrumental in the success in the IT sector in Kerala and is confident of replicating the same in Electronics also.