Haryana govt constitutes inter-district council

Haryana

The Haryana government has constituted an inter-district council, under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, to identify the developmental priorities of the state, an official spokesperson said.

The finance minister, development and panchayat minister, urban local bodies minister, presidents of zilla parishads, mayors of municipal corporations and presidents of municipal councils or committees at district headquarters would be permanent members of the council, he said.

The official said non-permanent council members would include one chairperson of panchayat samiti from each district.

The inter-district council will prepare district specific action plans, assessment of development needs, and delegate powers to panchayati raj institutions and urban local bodies.

Further the body will regularly review the progress of various flagship programmes of the Centre and the state governments.

PTI