New Delhi : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the International Conference on “Strengthening Cooperative Federalism: National Perspectives and International Experience” here on January 20.
The conference will have sessions on the following five themes: Institutions, mechanisms and processes to facilitate Cooperative Federalism, Fiscal Federalism with a focus on Institutional and Legal Mechanisms and on key social sectors namely Health and Education and Horizontal and Vertical cooperation on Internal Security and Crime and Green Federalism.
It is expected to identify the best practices from other countries and come out with recommendations, including changes in the institutional mechanisms to foster cooperative federalism in the Indian context.
It will be hosted by the Inter-State Council Secretariat (ISCS), the Ministry of Home Affairs in collaboration with the Forum of Federations, UNDP and the World Bank.
It will be the first conference in the country where the subject of cooperative federalism will be discussed at the international level. (ANI)