The State Institute of Languages Kerala was established by the Government of Kerala on 11 March 1968 to promote the development of Malayalam so that it can be an effective means of communicating modern knowledge. To strengthen effectively the communication among various Indian languages, help to develop the Malayalam language as a vehicle for bringing about emotional and social integration in the country are other major objectives of the Institute. The Institute has been publishing academic and reference books at the university level. To work for promotion, development, reform and advancement of Malayalam Script and publish the literature of other Indian languages in the Malayalam Script are the other activities of the Institute.