Report No. 160
4.4. Governments of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.-
These two Governments have stated that besides the Council and the University concerned, the State Governments should also have a say in the matter of establishment of technical institutions while affiliation should be left to the University concerned. According to them, the consent of State Government should be obtained before any technical institution is allowed to be established or any new course or programme is allowed to be introduced in an existing technical institution. Subject to the above, the Tamil Nadu Government has supported proposal (a) in the questionnaire.