The Kerala government has decided to have mini secretariats under the joint directors to coordinate the local bodies in the districts.
The state cabinet has finalized the draft of the Unified Local State and Subordinate Services, especially procedures for rules and the creation of posts.
There were 12 Joint Director posts, including three in the State Directorate and one each in Kila and Gramalakshmi.
Accordingly, the Joint Director was currently available in only seven districts. The Cabinet also approved the remaining seven Joint Director posts. The post of Additional Director will be created for the Urban Section.