Kerala to set up India’s first iWTC in Kozhikode


In consonance with the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), Kerala will set up India’s first International Women’s Trade Centre (iWTC) in Kozhikode to boost women entrepreneurship and secure gender parity. It is an important Gender Park under the Department of Social Justice of Kerala Government.

It will have women’s start-up and incubation centre, retail fashion and technology outlets, health and wellness centres, business centres and offices, conference-convention-exhibition spaces, performing arts centre, residential suites and day-care for seniors and children.

The first phase of iWTC will be completed by 2021. It is executed under the Gender Park’s “Vision 2020”. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Gender Park is P T Mohammed Sunish.