The Kerala State Institute of Children’s Literature (KSICL) is an institution dedicated to publishing books and periodicals for children in Malayalam language. Malayalam is the mother tongue of 35 million people of Kerala, the southernmost state of India.

Established in 1981 under the Travancore-Kochi Charitable Societies Act of 1956, it is administered by a governing council headed by the Minister for Culture, Government of Kerala. The Council is constituted by the State government which nominates the members. The Secretary, Department of Culture, is the Vice Chairman of the governing council.

Governing Body

Chairman Sri. A. K. Balan
Minister for  Culture
Vice Chairman Smt. Rani George
Secretary, Department of Cultural Affairs
Member Secretary Shri. Palliyara Sreedharan
Director, KSICL

Official Members

Principal Secretary Department of Finance
Director Department of General Education
Director Department of Collegiate Education

Unofficial Members

Institute Staffs

Administrative Wing

R Madhu
Administrative Officer
Shyla Beevi S
Finance Officer
T Rajalakshmi Cashier
S S Girija Senior Grade Assistant
(Office Manager in-charge)
P G Mohananathan Nair PRO (incharge)
B S Pradeepkumar Assistant Grade I
Cijee Tom Assistant Grade I
T L Bindu Assistant Grade II
Dhanya M
A Ajayan Sales Organiser
Mujeebur Rahuman I Sales Assistant
S Sunil DTP Operator
S Sajilal DTP Operator
S Thara DTP Operator
R Sheela DTP Operator
Shiji P DTP Operator
Radhika R S Typist
Muthukumar Record Keeper cum Despatch Clerk
V Anikkuttan Driver
D Viju Driver
V Ramachandran Peon
K T Kochumon Peon
S Rajani Peon
V M Scaria Clerical Assistant
P Vijayakumar Peon cum Documentation Assisitant
Bindu R
Packer cum Peon
Shobha Sweeper


Editorial Wing
B Prasad Assistant Director
Radhika Devi T R Assistant Editor
Selin J N Sub Editor Grade I
Dr. Radhika C Nair Editorial Assistant
Navaneeth Krishnan S Editorial Assistant
S V Saji Editorial Assistant
J A Gayathri Editorial Assistant
S Chithra Editorial Assistant
Ranjini Aravind Editorial Assistant
Subin K Subhash Production Officer
Aruna Alencheri Artist
Vishnu P S Art Assistant Grade I