Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, on Wednesday, laid the foundation stone for an engineering college being set up under the cooperative sector at Muttathara.

The establishment of the college would bring in development to the area, he said. Finance Minister K.M. Mani promised to make the necessary allocation for the college in the next year’s Budget. Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb said Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Avionics, and Electronics and Instrumentation would be introduced in the initial phase.