Govt removes CM’s ex-IT Fellow Arun Balachandran from Dream Kerala project
Thiruvananthapuram: Arun Balachandran, Chief Minister’s ex-IT Fellow has been removed from the Dream Kerala project. The action was taken as per CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s instruction after allegations were levelled against Arun in connection with gold smuggling case.
Dream Kerala project is aimed at the rehabilitation of expatriates who returned amid Covid pandemic and the integral development of the state. Arun was included in the executive committee of the project as CM’s IT Fellow, government clarified.
Mathrubhumi had reported on Arun being part of Dream Kerala project even after he was removed as CM's IT Fellow. The latest move to remove him from the project comes after it.