The State government has reconstituted the committee for ascertaining the minority status of self-financing professional colleges and institutions in the State. An official release here on Wednesday said the first meeting of the committee was held at the Thycaud guest house in Thiruvananthapuram on October 28. Besides P.A. Mohammed, Chairman of the committee, the Chief Secretary, the Higher Education Secretary and the Agricultural Secretary participated. The meeting discussed the applications submitted by collegesfor getting the minority status. — Staff Reporter