Establish Centers of Excellence

The State Budget had announced 30 fully autonomous Inter-University Centers and schools, with an allocation of Rs 600 crore. The Kerala Development and Innovation Strategy Council (K-DISC) and Higher Education Council will implement the proposal. Thiruvananthapuram with its inherent strength in certain fields of learning can be the natural location of the following Centers of Excellence:
● Inter-University Centre for Digital Transformation
● Inter-disciplinary School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
● Inter-disciplinary School of Data Sciences
● Inter-disciplinary School of Life Sciences
● Inter-disciplinary School of Bioscience and Genetics
● Inter-disciplinary school of Industries and Technology
● Inter-disciplinary school of Space Sciences and Technology
● School of Forensics

Progress Made

Budget allocated

Next Milestones

Set up High level Panel with Heads of Higher learning centers by October 2021

Implementing Agency

Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC)


Chief Minister’s Office (CMO)

Member of Parliament

Pinarayi Vijayan


All MLA’s in the District


All Constituencies in the District

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