Kerala Industrial and Technical Consultancy Organisation Limited (KITCO Limited) established in 1972, is one of the premier Engineering, Management & Project consultancy firms in India today. Some of the other fields where KITCO is a prominent player are Energy Studies, Skill Certification and Placement Services. The Company is also a dedicated provider of professional technical consultancy services to Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector. KITCO, the first Technical Consultancy Organisation (TCO) in India, was established in 1972 by Industrial Development Bank of India, other national and state level financial institutions, Govt. of Kerala and 7 Public Sector Banks for rendering services to Entrepreneurs, Govt. Departments/PSUs, Local Bodies, etc. Presently, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) is the prime shareholder with 49% shares of the company.