The cabinet has taken a decision to acquire land for the Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode light metro projects. The cabinet decided to takeover land for the projects expecting a positive response from the centre. Chief minister Oommen Chandy told after the cabinet meeting that there need be no concerns over this.
The Cabinet has also decided to grant aided status to special schools in private sector. The aided status would be given first to special schools which has a strength of more than 100 students. Aided status would also be given to BUDS schools in panchayats which has a strength of 25 children or more.