CM to take part in 11th Inter-state Council meet in Delhi on July 16

Chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao will attend Inter-State Council meeting to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi on July 16. The Inter-State Council meeting is being held after a gap of 10 years in the country.

Apart from economic and social planning of the states, the inter-state relations, internal security and other issues would be debated at the Council meeting. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the chairman of the Inter-State Council, whereas chief ministers of all the states are the members.

Rao along with chief secretary Rajiv Sharma will participate in the meeting.

This is the 11th meeting of the Inter-State Council, which was established under Article 263 of the Constitution in 1990. The last meeting of the Council was held in 2006 during UPA regime.

As Narendra Modi was according due importance to states’ participation in various key programmes and constituted NITI Ayog instead of Planning Commission, it is expected that the Council meeting will benefit the newly-formed Telangana state.

The Inter-State Council will also discuss other issues like school education, direct benefit transfer scheme, Aadhar cards, good governance and others.

The Council is also likely to discuss other issues interested to the respective states.

CM K. Chandrashekar Rao is likely to seek more funds for Mission Kakatiya and Mission Bhagiratha.

The funds will help for better planning and ensure overall improvement of living standards of the people in the state.

Source: The New Indian Express

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