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Modi to chair sixth meeting of Governing Council of NITI Aayog on Saturday
New Delhi, February 19, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the sixth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog via video conferencing here tomorrow.
The agenda of the meeting includes deliberations on agriculture, infrastructure, manufacturing, human resource development, service delivery at grassroots level and health & nutrition, an official press release said.
According to it, the Governing Council presents a platform to discuss inter-sectoral, inter-departmental and federal issues.
The Council comprises the Prime Minister, Chief Ministers of States and Union Territories (UTs) with Legislatures and Lt Governors of other UTs.
The sixth meeting will witness the entry of Ladakh for the first time, in addition to the participation of Jammu and Kashmir as a UT.
This time, other UTs headed by administrators have also been invited to join. The meeting will also be attended by the ex-officio members of the Governing Council, Union Ministers, Vice-Chairman, Members and CEO of NITI Aayog, and other senior officials of the Government of India, the release added.