Secretariat system to be set up for Loka Kerala Sabha

To ensure proper follow up of proposals and suggestions that came up during the two-day meet, a Secretariat system will be set up for Loka Kerala Sabha.

Published: 14th January 2018 01:30 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th January 2018 07:12 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: To ensure proper follow up of proposals and suggestions that came up during the two-day meet, a Secretariat system will be set up for Loka Kerala Sabha.  In seven sectors, there will be Standing Committees supposed to convene regularly for detailed discussions. Recommendations are to be submitted within six months.

Pinarayi assured that the government will look into the Standing Committee’s recommendations seriously and implement the same in a time-bound manner. The Norka will have a monitoring system for project implementation.

Measures in the offing

  • Expatriate Chamber of Commerce to maintain active relations with entrepreneurs and industrialists abroad. There will be separate chambers for each region. These chambers will keep in contact with chambers in Kerala for a global commercial and entrepreneurial platform.
  • Expatriate professional councils in each country. Service of professionals to be made available for research/business centres in Kerala. To ensure development in science and technology sector.
  • Special wings in Norka for Malayalees working abroad and in other states. Special regional sub-sections, to be manned by professionals, in Norka.
  • Kerala Development Fund to be set up. Expatriates can make investments as shares. They can put deposits of fixed amount in certain measures. In return, they will have right of employment, as per their qualifications in some establishment, when they come to Kerala. It will be a new step for Gulf returnees to ensure a job when they come back.
  • Special loan facilities for expats to start entrepreneurship here. An agency to be set up for expats to communicate with professionals. A single window system to give clearances.
Stay up to date on all the latest Kerala news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp