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Inter State Council (ISC) and Standing Committee of ISC Reconstituted

Inter State Council (ISC) and Standing Committee of ISC Reconstituted

modi-647x404_071616111625   The Government has reconstituted the Inter State Council (ISC) and the Standing Committee of the Inter State Council under Clause 2 of the Inter State Council order,1990.The Prime Minister has approved the following composition of the Inter State Council.

Chairman

Shri Narendra Modi                            Prime Minister

Members

(i)       Chief Ministers of all States.

(ii)      Chief Ministers of Union Territories having a Legislative Assembly and Administrators of Union Territories not having Legislative Assembly.

Six Union Ministers

  1. a)      Shri Rajnath Singh                  Minister of Home Affairs
  2. b)      Smt.Sushma Swaraj                Minister of External Affairs
  3. c)      Shri Arun Jaitley                     Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs
  4. d)     Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu          Minister of Urban Development,

                Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and     Information & Broadcasting

  1. e)      Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari       Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping
  2. f)       Shri Manohar Parrikar            Minister of Defence.

Union Cabinet Ministers/Minister of State (Independent charge) as Permanent invitees.

  1. a)      Shri Suresh Prabhu                         Minister of Railways
  2. b)      Shri Ramvilas Paswan                   Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and

    Public Distribution  

  1. c)     Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad                Minister of  Law & Justice and

   Electronics & Information Technology

  1. d)      Smt.Harsimrat Kaur Badal             Minister of Food Processing Industries
  2. e)       Shri Jual Oram                               Minister of Tribal Affairs
  3. f)      Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot             Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment
  4. g)       Shri Prakash Javadekar                   Minister of Human Resource Development
  5. h)        Shri Dharmendra Pradhan                 Minister of State(IC) for Petroleum and Natural Gas
  6. i)        Shri Piyush Goyal                             Minister of State(IC) for Power, Coal, Mines and   New and Renewable Energy.
  7. j)      Smt.Nirmala Sitharaman                  Minister of State(IC) for Commerce and Industry

The Prime Minister has also approved the following composition of the Standing Committee of the Inter State Council.

Chairman

Shri Rajnath Singh                                          Minister of Home Affairs

Members

(i)               Smt. Sushma Swaraj                      Minister of External Affairs

(ii)             Shri Arun Jaitley                            Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs

(iii)           Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu                Minister of Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation &  Information & Broadcasting

(iv)             Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari             Minister of Road Transport & Highways   and Shipping

(v)               Chief Minister, Andhra Pradesh

(vi)             Chief Minister, Punjab

(vii)           Chief Minister, Chattisgarh

(viii)         Chief Minister, Tripura

(ix)             Chief Minister, Odisha

(x)               Chief Minister, Rajasthan

(xi)             Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh

The Standing Committee will:

(i)               have continuous consultation and process matters for consideration of the Council;

(ii)             process all matters pertaining to Centre State Relations before they are taken   up for consideration in the Inter-State Council.

(iii)           monitor the implementation of decisions taken on the recommendations of the Council; and

(iv)          consider any other matter referred to it by the Chairman/Council. The Standing Committee may, if necessary, invite experts and persons eminent in specific fields to have the benefit of their views while deliberation upon the related subjects.

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