Tuesday, March 16, 2010

To apply for learners driving license

  • First approach a driving school and give them the following details with the fees
  • Attested copy of the first page of SSLC book as a proof of address
  • 7 photos
  • eye fitness certificate from an eye hospital
  • Blood group certificate from a lab
  • Online registration to remit the fees. Learners license online registration link

After getting learners license you have to appear for the practical driving test before the RTO.

To change your old license into laminated form you have to give 3 photos, resident certificate and attested copy of the front page of SSLC book.

To get a duplicate copy of your license you have to submit license no., 4 photos and resident certificate from the village officer. They will call you for verification. After that we will get the license by registered post.

Always keep an attested copy of the license in the vehicle. Do not keep originals during journeys. To take a duplicate copy of the license you have to waste lot of time...advice from an experienced one.....

To get a new Ration Card

Everyone is trying to get a new ration card. Ration Card is the basic document for the purchase of rationed articles under the Targeted Public Distribution System. Though Ration Cards are permitted to be used for drawing rationed articles only, it is widely recognized and used as identity card, for exercise of franchise, obtaining passport, Bank loans, LPG connection, telephone connection, driving license etc. For getting ration card you have to approach supply office, village office and panchayath office.
To get a new ration card you have to submit lot of details

  1. Locate the supply office of your taluk and then buy a form for ration card
  2. If you are included in any card, you have to reduce your name from that card(in your native place). For that you have to approach the respective supply office and submit an application for the reduction of your name from the card and specify the name of the targetted supply office.
  3. If you have no ration card in your native place you have to submit a no ration certificate from that supply office.
  4. If you are not included in the above two categories you have to submit a letter from your Panchayath President or MLA of your native place.
  5. Resident Certificate from Panchayath Office-For that you have to write an application form in white paper with Rs.5/- stamp affixed on the top. In that form you can describe the purpose ie. for getting new ration card. Along with you have to submit the building tax receipt as a proof. They will issue a receipt and inform you the date of issue of the certificate.
  6. After getting the resident certificate you can approach Village office for Income Certificate. There you have to submit resident certificate, letter from the MLA and your income proof. For that you may submit a salary certificate, if you are in the business field you can submit an income tax payment receipt.
  7. To include children in the ration card you have to submit their birth certificate.

Useful links

Official site of Kerala Civil Supplies Department

More details from The Hindu about ration card

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

KitCo Ltd.

India's first Technical consultancy

The KITCO, established in 1972 by the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI), financial institutions and the Government of Kerala, has been providing training and consultancy on diverse technological, engineering, human resource development and managerial aspects. It assesses the skills and provides competency certificates to the candidates irrespective of their formal education

Address of Kitco Kochi- KITCO LtdP.B. No. 1820, RavipuramM.G Road, Cochin-682 016Kerala, IndiaPhone : 91-484-2357437/2357699, 2357478 (Mg. Dir.)Fax: 91-484-2357687E-mail: mail@kitco.in

Official Website

Legal advice to start a company at Kochi

The following site is helpful to an enterpreneur

Challenges of doing business with USA

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Incubation Centres for Technology based enterprenuers

For enterprenures, to start their business incubation centres provide a basic platform.
Three incubation centres in Kerala for technology based business

  1. Techno Park TBI, Thiruvananthapuram

Technopark Technology Business Incubator (T-TBI), a joint initiative of Technopark, Trivandrum and the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, is avidly helping the technology business start-ups with all the necessary resources and supports they need to evolve and grow as a ripened business. T-TBI provide incubatees with necessary infrastructure support, technology/ prototype development support, research assistance, help in getting funding, business consulting assistance and do whatever is necessary to make the start-up a success.

  1. NIT TBI, Kozhikkode
  2. Innovation Lab, Kochi