The decision was taken at the meeting chaired by Chief Minister. The meeting has also decided to write to the Centre regarding the same.
The HQ of the institute will be in Thiruvananthapuram.
Dr Ravi M Nair, Principal and Controlling Officer Dr Nisha Venugopal and Dr KL Babu also participated in the meeting
Minister VS Sivakumar, NRHM Director Beena and others were present. [source]