Bhubaneswar: The Odisha finance minister, Sashi Bhusan Behera, home additional chief secretary Asit Tripathy and finance principal secretary TK Padey will attend the 13th standing committee meeting of the Inter-State Council at New Delhi on May 25, 2018. Behera will represent the chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the meeting which will be chaired by union home minister Rajnath Singh.

The meeting to discuss on 6th and 7th volume of the Punchh Committee recommendations. The standing committee will formulate the policy and administration strategy for environment, natural resources, infrastructure development, socio-economic development .