Around 100 crores have been allotted for the renovation works, which will be done in parts.
Rajasekharan will represent the Central Government in the five-member governing council constituted for temple administration after a Supreme Court directive.
The decision was taken after 12 employees turned out positive when samples of 120 people involved in the running of the temple were tested on October 7.
Devotees wishing to offer prayers at the temple have to book a slot a day in advance through the temple website www.spst.in.
In its judgment, the Supreme Court has laid down that the 'shebaitship' is vested in the founder unless the founder himself has disposed of the trusteeship in a particular manner.
According to records, the temple was under the control of the Ay dynasty that ruled southern Kerala during the Sangham Age.
The Kerala government on Monday said it respects and will implement the verdict even as the Congress and BJP maintained it was a big blow to the ruling left front.
The apex court directed that the District Judge of Thiruvananthapuram should head the administrative committee to manage affairs of the temple.
With the temple affairs firmly in the hands of he Travancore royals, it looks like 'B' chamber will forever remain shut.
The historic city, spread across 2,192 sq km, is an epitome of communal harmony.