Bhubanswar: The Odisha Government is preparing for an Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting scheduled to be held here on February 28.
A high-level meeting in this regard was held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy at the Lok Seva Bhawan on Thurday wherein Home Secretary Sanjiv Chopra outlined the issues for discussion. The Chief Secretary directed the concerned departments to feed updates on the status of various issues likely to come up in the meeting to the Home Department.
The EZC meeting would be held at the new Convention Centre of Lok Seva Bhawan. Delegates from West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha along with officials of Government of India would participate in the meeting. Various inter-State concerns along with issues relating to developmental schemes and programmes would be deliberated in the meeting, which is to be addressed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.