The Govt. of Kerala supports accredited organizations and autonomous bodies to revitalize and strengthen them to pursue cultural activities of different nature. This would create a platform to encourage and promote artists to perform and create a cultural awareness in the society. The council will have two eminent personalities from the field of Art and Culture as members. There will be a full time Secretary for the council, the Secretary, Culture will be the member of the council and Director of Culture shall act as its convener. The Directorate of Culture would function as the Secretariat of the Apex body. This council would be instrumental in deciding on the financial support to be given to cultural organizations. The council would also plan and formulate the States Culture policy. It will also advise Government on innovative cultural and creative initiatives.