Kerala Cabinet clears Kannur airport project
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Last Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 20:11
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Cabinet on Wednesday gave administrative sanction for a new airport at Kannur.

The airport would be set up on the model of the Nedumbassery airport in Kochi built by the Cochin Internatal Airport Limited (CIAL) company, Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan told reporters after a cabinet meeting here.

The cabinet decided to create 21 new posts in different categories at the University of Calicut and 145 posts of paramedical staff at Thiruvananthapuram medical college.

Two model residential schools would be set up for boys and girls at Chelakkara in Thrissur and Kuzhalmandam in Palakkad district respectively. The required additional posts would be created for the schools.

A new 60-seat B Tech course on Electrical and Electronics Engineering would be started in Wayanad Engineering College from 2010-2011 academic year.

The cabinet also decided to lease out for 30 years ten acres at Kidangad in Sulthan Batheri taluk (Wayanad) to University of Calicut and two acres in Paravur village in Ernakulam to the Co-operative Academy of Professional Education (CAPE).


First Published: Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 20:11

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