Commission on Centre-State Relations submits report to P. Chidambaram

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New Delhi, April 19 (ANI): The Commission on Centre-State Relations submitted its report to the Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram here on Monday.

The Chairman of the Commission, Justice (Retd.) Madan Mohan Punchhi presented the report to Mr. Chidambaram.

Members of the Commission-Dhirendra Singh, V. K. Duggal, Dr. N. R. Madhava Menon, and Vijay Shankar were present on this occasion.

The Report contains seven volumes.

After receiving the report, Mr. Chidambaram said that it would be processed expeditiously.

The Commission was set up in April, 2007 to take a fresh look at the relative roles and responsibilities of the various levels of government and their inter-relations.

It was asked to make recommendations to help address the emerging challenges.

A comprehensive review of the Centre-State relations was undertaken by the Sarkaria Commission in the mid-eighties.

Both polity and economy of the country have since undergone profound changes posing new challenges. (ANI)

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