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ISC Standing Committee Meeting held in New Delhi

13th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Inter-State Council (ISC) was held in New Delhi.
  • The meeting was headed by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
  • The meeting of the Standing Committee focuses on the volumes 6th and 7th of the Punchhi Commission’s report.
  • Discussions were held on all the 273 recommendations of the Punchhi Commission.
  • All the recommendations that are finalized in the meeting will be placed before the Inter State Council for its decision.
  • The recommendations mentioned in the volume 6th of the Punchhi Commission report are related to- 
    • Environment
    • Natural Resources
    • Infrastructure.
  • The recommendations mentioned in the volume 7th of the Punchhi Commission report are related to-
    • Socio-economic development
    • Public Policy
    • Good Governance
  • The Inter State Council is a non permanent constitutional body setup by a presidential order on recommendation of Sarkaria Commission 
  • It aims to discuss or investigate policies, subjects of common interest, and disputes, among states.
ISC Standing Committee Meeting held in New Delhi ISC Standing Committee Meeting held in New Delhi Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 28, 2018 Rating: 5

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