Puzha.com

offering Malayalam content to the readers around the world through internet meant more than the technology and the internet access itself. Creating awareness among writers to provide content, baby stepping internet users to use fonts, training the staff to create web ready content and in short, everything looked quite challenging! Started off in a small facility near the Market Gate of IIT Bombay, Puzha was relocated to Aluva in 1999 with an expanded team of editorial staff. The Puzha.com portal was formally launched in 2000 and by that time it had made all interactive publishing features, Chowara text editor, and all web utilities available to the visitors. There are three 'firsts' associated with Puzha.com – The first internet malayalam magazine, the first interactive portal and the first Malayalam online bookstore.

Sustaining the online literary and language initiatives demanded a revenue stream and that's how Puzha.com partnered with DC Books, Kottayam to launch DCBookstore.com. With more than 4200 Malayalam titles showcased and serving the readers from 34 countries, this modest ecommerce venture in Kerala turned out to be the largest local language bookstore in India . It is a stirring experience to watch that a few customers stop by Puzha.com Aluva office to pick-up their orders and at the same time someone requests an book shipment to Algeria ! In lines with Puzha.com's vision, the bookstore also generated Malayalam content in the form of book descriptions, author profiles, reviews and slowly gained popularity among the serious readers.

Puzha.com conducts short-story competition every year and released a book- Puzha Kavithakalum Kathakalum - a select collection of stories and poetry published in puzha.com to promote the writers. Puzha.com participated in Akshaya computer literacy program of Kerala Government and conducted the literary competion. From January 2005 , Puzha.com has launched its Malaylam print magazine, Puzha Magazine , in the United States to compliment its online efforts by taking it to a wider audience.