KITE Infra

Transforming government schools into “centres of excellence”

The Infrastructure Division of KITE focuses on modernisation of physical infrastructure Under the “Public Education Rejuvenation Campaign”, the objective is to upgrade the public education system of Kerala to international standards. Government of Kerala is approaching this objective with a holistic approach of improving

1. Improvement in pedagogy – shift from teacher centric to student centric approach

2. Technology interventions – high-tech class rooms and academic content creation

3. Upgradation of physical infrastructure – thrust on adding class rooms, extra-curricular infrastructure and school hygiene, sanitation and security

While the ultimate objective is to upgrade all Government Schools with state-of-the-art physical infrastructure, in the first phase the following Projects are being taken up:

No Description Amount per School in Rs. Crores Number of Schools in Phase I Funding from KIIFB in Rs. Crores
1 Centres of Excellence 5.00 141 705.00
2 Betterment of infrastructure facilities in other Schools 3.00 96 288.00
Total 237 993.00


Under the programme 1,000 Government Schools in the State of Kerala as “Centres of Excellence” under the “Public Education Rejuvenation Campaign”of the General Education Department (GED) of Government of Kerala. This ambitious programme is expected to elevate these schools to high educational standards, considering the requirements of the schools over a twenty-year horizon. The school modernisation programme is proposed to be executed in a phased manner and the first phase of this programme envisions the modernisation of schools in the following pattern:

1. Modernisation of schools

2. Institutions of Higher Education


Projects status

From total of 360 schools, 208 Schools (138 Schools of Rs. 5.00 Cr category & 70 Schools of Rs. 3.00 Cr category) have received financial sanction from KIIFB as of 01-01-2018 and have been tendered for construction

Schools and colleges under consideration in centre for excellence and infrastructure development project

Cluster wise

Schools approved by KIIFB under Centre for Excellence project

Schools approved by and submitted to KIIFB under infrastructure development project

Colleges under project which is submitted to KIIFB.

Colleges which are waiting for submission in KIIFB






Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB)

         The State Government has mandated that the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) shall provide the necessary funds for this ambitious infrastructured development programme. KIIFB through its well organized and professional approach , will act as the key arm of government to facilitate planned, hassle-free and sustained development of both physical and social infrastructure ensuring all round well being and prosperity of the State(know more)



Kerala Industrial and Technical Consultancy Organisation Ltd.(KITCO), established in 1972, is one of the premier Engineering, Management & Project consultncy firms in India today. KITCO Ltd., has been engaged as the Design Consultants to prepare “Detailed Project Reports” (DPRs) for the all the Schools included in Phase I of the Project and also for the Institutions under the Higher Education Department(HED). Majority of the DPRs have been prepared and submitted to KIIFB.


WAPCOS Limited

WAPCOS Limited is a “MINI RATNA-I”and “ISO 9001:2008” accredited Public Sector Enterprise under the aegis of the Union Ministry of Water Resource, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India. With in-built capability to provide multi-disciplinary project teams comprising of its own core group of professionals and specialists from various organisations of Govt. of India, WAPCOS provides consultancy services in all facets of Water Resources, Power and Infrastructure sectors in India and Abroad. WAPCOS is the Project Mnanagement Consultant (PMC) for the infrastructure projects of KITE- Infra Division ..

Stake Holders


  • Funding institution


  • Beneficiaries of the project


  • Design Consultant


  • Agencies who execute the project under the guidance of KITE

About Us

The KITE under General Education Department was set-up to augment the IT education in schools and also to enhance the quality of IT education towards a complete ICT enabled educational system

Contact Info

State Project Office, SCERT Building, Poojappura, Trivandrum, Kerala-695012

+91 471 2529800


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