Kerala to set up Malayalam Varsity: Joseph
Kerala, Apr 27, 2012: Minister for Rural Development, Planning and Culture K C Joseph today said the Malayalam University would be set up this year. He also said the Centre would soon grant Classical Language status to Malayalam. Disclosing this while inaugurating the third branch of the Kerala Bhasha Institute here, he said once Chief Secretary K Jayakumar submitted his report to the government, the process of establishing the university would begin.
Mr Joseph also said the institute should publish more science and technology books in Malayalam which was essential for younger generation without giving importance to commercial considerations.