Thiruvananthapuram: Education minister V Sivankutty on Tuesday said the govt would sanction additional temporary Plus One batches in Malabar districts to resolve the seat shortage. He also said a two-member committee would be appointed to study the crisis and additional batches would be sanctioned on the basis of its report.
The higher secondary joint director and Malappuram district education officer will be members of the committee, which has been asked to submit its report before July 5.Sivankutty announced these decisions at a meeting with student union leaders here. The opposition student organisations — KSU & MSF — were in the forefront of protests for weeks while SFI launched a protest in Malappuram on Monday.

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