Reports had claimed that CICT, set up by the Centre in 2008, would lose its autonomy if it came under the administrative control of the central varsity.
Functioning under the Union Human Resources Development Ministry, the CICT is focused on Classical Tamil research till circa 600 AD.
CICT must not be moved out of Chennai, the resolution passed at the fifth Governing Board meeting said.
Also, the Union HRD Ministry should allot funds to strengthen research on Tamil literature and to new schemes for Tamil development, the resolution added.
An official release said the meeting discussed the CICT's work plan and its academic activities among others.
Palaniswami is the chairperson of CICT, while P Prakasam is the Vice-Chairperson. Senior government officials participated in the meet.
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