Thiruvananthapuram: The State Cabinet has allowed the Horticulture Development Corporation (Horticorp) to effectively intervene in the market to check the unprecedented price rise for essential commodities.
The Cabinet, which met here on Wednesday, has also decided to withdraw its earlier order directing to get the prior permission for market intervention.
The State government will seek the Centre to extend the deadline for Idukki package.
It was also decided to create 99 college teaching posts in the State. The government will direct the PSC to extend the rank list of teaching posts to six months.