THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to set up a new arts and science college at Ambalappuzha in Alappuzha district and a regional artificial insemination centre at Athawanad in Malappuram district.
Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan told the media that the government college would initially offer courses in B.A. in economics, B.Com. with computer application and B.Sc. in mathematics. The Cabinet decided to create 23 posts for the college. It also sanctioned eight posts for the insemination centre. The Chief Minister said the Cabinet decided to upgrade the posts of 30 sub-inspectors in the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau to that of inspectors of police.
The Executive Vice-President of the State Council for Science, Technology and Environment would be appointed as ex-officio Principal Secretary.