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Newly established Kerala Technological University (KTU) to be named Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University: CM Oommen Chandy

>While discussing the Kerala Technological University Bill 2015 in the House on 29 July, 2015, Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy announced that the government would name the newly established Kerala Technological University (KTU) as Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, in memory of the 11th President of India, who died on 27 July following a cardiac arrest in the middle of a lecture at IIM Shillong.



KTU is a state government university that was established in May 2014 and focuses on undergraduate, postgraduate & research programs in engineering, technology and management. It aims to unify the technical education system in Kerala and already has 154 engineering colleges affiliated to it. It is currently functioning from the CET campus in Thiruvananthapuram.