Commission on Centre State Relations submits report

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New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Commission on Centre State Relations headed by former Chief Justice of India Justice Madan Mohan Punchhi submitted its report to Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram here today.

The Report contains seven volumes.

After receiving the report Chidambaram assured the Commission that the report would be processed expeditiously.

The Commission has been set up to look into the new issues of Centre-State relations keeping in view the sea-changes that have been taken place in the polity and economy of India since the Sarkaria Commission had last looked at the issue.

The Sarkaria Commission in the mid-eighties undertook a comprehensive review of the Centre-State relations.

In April 2007, the present Commission was constituted to take a fresh look at the relative roles and responsibilities of the various levels of government and their inter-relations.

The Commission was asked to make recommendations to help address the emerging challenges.

The members of the commission are-Dhirendra Singh, Vinod Kumar Duggal, Dr. N.R. Madhava Menon and Vijay Shanker. (ANI)

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