Group of Technology Companies or GTech is a strategic grouping of IT/ITES Companies in Kerala playing a proactive role in the accelerated growth of the IT Industry in the state. GTech is the reference point for the Kerala IT Industry and works closely with the Government of Kerala in promoting the state as an Ideal IT/ITES destination. GTech is an Industry led non-profit organization playing a positive role in building the competencies of the IT/ITES companies in Kerala. Originally established in 2001 and formerly called as Group of Technopark Companies, GTECH over the years have built a very strong membership of Technology companies in Kerala.
‘Supporting IT, Supporting People’ is the theme of Group of Technology Companies for 2012-2014
GTech is a non profit organization registered under the Travancore-Cochin Literacy, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act of 1955. Mr. V K Mathews, Chairman and CEO of IBS Group is the President and Mr. Alexander Varghese, Country Head of UST Global is the Vice President of GTech. Today with a strong membership of 140+ entreprenuers, GTECH is actively involved in promoting the cause of its members by building a consensus for the Growth of the IT/ITES Industry in the state with the Government and other Regulatory Institutions.
Contact: Anoop P Ambika
Secretary - Group of Technology Companies CEO & Managing Director, Kreara Solutions
T-4, VII Floor, Tejaswini Building
TiE - Kerala Chapter is a chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs ("TiE"), head quartered in Silicon Valley, with 30 chapters globally and 5000 members worldwide. TiE is a not-for-profit organization created for the advancement of entrepreneurship.
The organization's three primary objectives are:
1. Foster entrepreneurship and nurture entrepreneurs 2. Provide a networking platform for its members 3. Help members integrate with the mainstream community
To contact TiE - Kerala Chapter
The IndUS Entrepreneurs [TiE] TiE Kerala Chapter Casino Hotel Willingdon Island Cochin - 682 003
The Software Engineering Process Group Conference (SEPGSM) is the premier international conference and exposition for software process professionals who want to take a systematic approach to improving people, process, and technology at their organizations-building quality products on cost and on schedule, establishing and maintaining continuous improvement efforts, and strategically aligning their organizations with industry leaders.
Software Process Improvement Networks (SPINs) are regional groups of individuals who want to improve the practice of software engineering. Members meet on a regular basis to share their experiences initiating and sustaining software process improvement programs. Correspondence groups provide input to developing community-owned products such as CMMs.
To contact SPIN Trivandrum:
Mr. S. K. Pillai Network Systems and Technologies Pvt. Ltd. A-3, Periyar, Technopark Campus Trivandrum, India Phone: 91-471-2417441, 2418972 Fax: 91-471-2417441 Email:
Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.
IEEE activities in Kerala have reached its 27th year. Kerala became a full Section in 1983. The section has been very active since its formation. It has been holding a national or international seminar every year since 1984. As of January 2002, Kerala Section has around 1200 members including student members. The section has a Computer Chapter, a Power-engineering Chapter and a joint Chapter on Industry Applications & Industrial Electronics. Student branches have been established in 11 Engineering Colleges.
To contact IEEE Kerala Chapter
IEEE Kerala Section Harmonieee 2695-5, Ambujavilasam Road Trivandrum 695 001 Phone: 91-471-2473515 Email:
The Institution of Engineers (India) is a national organization of engineers that aims at furthering the professional interests of the engineering community. The aims and objectives, for which the IEI is constituted, are to promote the general advancement of Engineering and Engineering Science and their applications and to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas on those subjects, amongst the members and the persons attached to the Institution.
IEI functions with and amongst the professional engineers, academicians and research workers and provides a vast array of technical, professional and supporting services to the government, the industries, the academic and the engineering community.
IEI is the pioneer body to introduce non-formal engineering education programme, successful completion of which is recognised as equivalent to a degree in engineering by the Government of India, the Union Public Service Commission, State Governments and public/ private sector organisations.
To contact Institute of Engineers (India) Kerala State Centre
Institute of Engineers (India) Kerala State Centre 12/33B, Observatory Hills Thiruvananthapuram 695 033 Phone: 91-471-2322 991 Email:
The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) is India's leading recognized technical professional society. Established in 1953, IETE has now over 45,000 members spread all over India and in a few countries abroad. IETE through its members provides leadership in a number of scientific and technical areas of direct importance to national development and economy. The basic aims and objectives of IETE are to promote the general advancement of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology and allied subjects & application of these (referred to as the Discipline henceforth) and to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas on these subjects amongst IETE members.
To Contact IETE Trivandrum chapter
Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers Trivandrum Chapter Pottakuzhy, Pattom Thiruvananthapuram - 695 004 Phone: 91-471-2554727 Email:
Computer Society of India is the largest association of IT professionals in India. Started in the year 1965, it has grown to a size of 18000 members in a span of about three decades. The purposes of the society are scientific and educational directed towards the advancement of the theory and practice of computer science, computer engineering and technology, systems science and engineering, information processing and related arts and sciences.
The Society serves its members by organizing various activities, at chapter level, as well as at metro and at national level. Exhibitions are organized at conferences to show case the IT products Services. Manufacturers and vendors use the exhibitions by CSI as a major platform to launch their products and services. The Educational activities of the Society include conducting National Standard Tests in Programming Languages and IT subjects, testing the Banking Course participants.
To Contact CSI - Trivandrum Chapter
Computer Society Of India Trivandrum Chapter, 1st Floor, Cherian's Square, Ambujavilasom Rd, Trivandrum - 695001 Phone: 91-471-2479282 Email:
The Free Software Foundation, founded in 1985, is dedicated to promoting computer users' right to use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer programs. The FSF promotes the development and use of free (as in freedom) software---particularly the GNU operating system and its GNU/Linux variants---and free documentation for free software. Their web site, located at http://www.gnu.org, is an important source of information about GNU/Linux. They are head quartered in Boston, MA, USA.
The Free Software Foundation of India is head quartered in Trivandrum, Kerala, India, and is dedicated to eliminating restrictions on copying, redistribution, understanding, and modification of computer programs by promoting the development and use of free software in all areas of computing---but most particularly, by helping to develop the GNU operating system.
To Contact FSF - India
The Free Software Foundation of India Tc-27/2207, Chirakulam Road, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 001, Kerala
Project Management Institute (PMI) is worlds largest not for profit body of Project Management professionals. The membership has grown beyond 100,000. PMI is continuously engaged in establishing global standards promoting professionalism in Project Management. The PMP certification program of PMI has global recognition.
The Trivandrum Chapter of PMI has been initiated in Technopark .
The objectives of the Chapter are
Create a common platform for the Project Management professionals in and around Trivandrum to meet on a periodical basis and share knowledge and experience
Promote standardized practices of project management as per PMI guidelines.
Promote Project Management Certification by PMI and involve more professionals in contributing towards the continued growth of the profession
Brajesh C. Kaimal President PMI Trivandrum, Kerala Chapter Experion Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd., C-17, Thejaswini, Technopark, Trivandrum 695581,