January 1958

January 2

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru referred about Kerala Education Bill at a press conference. Whether the decision to send the bill to Supreme Court is constitutional or not, the bill will be challenged in the court, he said.

January 3

The representatives of Planning Commission and Government made deliberation on the projects to be implemented in 1958-59 in Kerala.

January 6

E.M.S. said that Kerala’s share in the Second Five Year Plan is 18.5 crores. Thanneermukkom, Pothundi, Kattamballi irrigation projects got Planning Commission’s final consent.

January 11

Government orders that Trivandrum, Kottayam, Thrissur, Kozhikode division education offices will stop functioning from 1958 January 16 onwards.

January 15

Famous British advocate Mrs. D.N. Pritt and Chief Minister E.M.S. had a meeting. Mr. Pritt is likely to appear before Supreme Court for Kerala.

January 22

Kerala government sets an order that if workers dismissed from any institutions whose problem is now in adjudication or arbitration will be given 50 percent of their salary as financial help.

January 30

Dr. A.R.Menon inaugurated a deep X-ray plant for cancer treatment and cardiograph for heart diagnosis in Kozhikode hospital.