VK Ramachandran| Photo: Mathrubhumi Archives
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Thursday reconstituted the State Planning Board with Prof V K Ramachandran to continue as the vice chairperson of the Board.
In the cabinet meeting, which was held today, the Board was reconstituted with new official members --ministers K N Balagopal, K Rajan, Roshi Augustin, K Krishnankutty, A K Saseendran, Antony Raju and Ahamed Devarkovil.
"Dr P K Jameela, Prof Mini Sukumar, Prof Jiju P Alex and Dr K Raviraman have been appointed as expert members of the Board," a state government release said.
Prof Ramakumar, V Namashivayam, Santhosh George Kulangara have been appointed part-time expert members of the Board.Chief Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) are permanent invitees to the Board, according to the release.
The state cabinet has also decided to speed up the development of infrastructure for digital education in the state.The ministers who have charge of each district will call a meeting of the officials concerned and take necessary steps.