The State Government of Kerela on 27 April 2013 approved the proposal of Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan to start an International School of Music in the State, if the Government provided him land in the state.
The Chief Minister of Kerela, Oommen Chandy agreed on the proposal of allotting land to Ustad Amjad Ali Khan. The Cultural Minister of Kerela K C Joseph informed that a land of about 3 acres was allotted to him at Kozhikode.
The International School of Music will be based on the Gurukul Model and will have students from across the world keen to learn the classical Indian Music. The Sarod Mestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan informed that he will seek help of corporate houses for funding of the Music School.