Chandy and his cabinet colleagues arrived in the classroom before 9 a.m. He even instructed his ministers to switch off their mobile phones. The classroom sessions are being led by IIM-K director Debashis Chatterjee.
"Our state has a lot of strengths and also weaknesses. Only after we recognise these can we act accordingly," Chandy told students during an interaction ahead of the "lesson".
IIM-K has named the programme GIFT (Governance Insight For Transformation), focusing on how to make use of the state's potential in areas like investment, infrastructure development, agriculture, environment and health.