IHRD is an education institution of the Govt. of Kerala established in 1987. Its unique, first of its kind contributions to the technical education sector in Kerala are COMPUTER EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS, MEDICAL ELECTRONICS COURSES AT DIPLOMA LEVEL, BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ELECTRONICS, BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING COURSE, courses which brough computer education to the common man; like PGDCA & DCA courses etc. Its wide spectrum of educational outreach starts from technical high schools at 8th standard to doctoral level programmes in technology sector. An average of 32,000 students undergoes quality education at various levels in IHRD education institutions which includes 15 Technical Higher Secondary Schools, 8 Model Polytechnic Colleges, 42 Colleges of Applied Sciences, 9 Engineering Colleges & 15 other technology training centres which run job oriented computer/electronics courses. Outside the training arena IHRD runs a Research & Development wing, a Software Development Wing and a Production & Maintenance Wing. One can find a proud alumni of IHRD in every walk of life, not only in Kerala but whole through the country and famous international companies in the field of technology.