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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the eleventh meeting of the Inter-State Council in New Delhi today. Union Ministers and Chief Ministers of all states are expected to attend the meeting. The meeting will focus on intelligence sharing, co-ordination of combating terrorism, insurgency, police reforms and modernisation. 
Issues of improving public services and consideration of recommendations of the Punchhi Commission on Centre-State relations are also expected to be discussed during the meeting. Improving quality of school education, use of Aadhaar as an identifier and use of Direct Benefit Transfer for providing subsidies are also likely to come up for discussions.
The last meeting of the Council was held in December 2006 in New Delhi. During the past Inter-Council meetings, economic, social, infrastructure, health and security related matters were mainly discussed.

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