Kozhikode: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy tells that the state government will formulate more projects to make the governance transparent. Mr. Chandy was answering to the queries of management students at the Indian Institute of Management – Kozhikode (IIM-K). The chief minister and his 19 cabinet colleagues were attending a one-day brainstorming session at IIM-K.
Chatting with the students, Mr. Chandy said that the state has several strengths and weaknesses. The rulers should be able to properly recognize those aspects before going to plan the state’s comprehensive development.
The brainstorming session was planned as part of teaching the Chief Minister, ministers and department secretaries of the nuances of management and administration. In the one-day session on Thursday, elite professors of the institute trained the chief minister and the ministers.
IIM-K director Debashis Chatterjee gave leadership for the lectures that started at 9:00 a.m. The Chief Minister and the ministers reached at the classroom in the very morning to remember their college days. Oommen Chandy wanted his colleagues to switch off their mobile phones.
The training session was named ‘GIFT Unopened’ by IIM-K. It can be expanded to the Governance Insight For Transformation). It was meant to boost the state’s potential areas like infrastructure, agriculture, environment, health and investment.