Keltron Tool room Research & Training Centre (KELTRAC), sponsored by Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd (KELTRON) and Department of Industries, Government of Kerala is an autonomous society registered under Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Act 1955. KELTRAC is to make available, a state-of-the-art facility for research, development and training in tooling, computer aided design & modeling. Designed to be a center for excellence, KELTRAC will also address education & research aspects for metal working techniques and processes.
The Governments of India and Kerala are jointly contributing to this venture, which will have an investment of Rs.150 million (US $ 3.1 million), initially.
The Centre is envisaged to be a boon for the engineering industry, and serve as a catalyst rapid industrial development in Kerala.
The Centre is be located in the lush green ambience at Aroor, 15 kilometers from Kochi, the industrial capital of Kerala.