Kerala State Warehousing Corporation came into existence on 20th February 1959 according to Government Notification No. Ag.P2 - 205057 AD dated.30.01.59. It functions under the Warehousing Corporations Act 1962 (Central Act 58/1962). The Warehousing Corporations Act 1962 was passed repealing the Agricultural Produce Development and Warehousing Corporations Act 1956. KSWC is a statutory Corporation having 50% Share Capital by Central Warehousing Corporation and 50% share capital by the Govt. of Kerala. It has its Corporate Office at Ernakulam with 3 Zonal Offices, 9 Regional Offices, 55 warehouses scattered all over the state and a Container Freight Station at Petta, Tripunithura.