The 15th Finance Commission headed by Chairman, N.K. Singh and other senior officers will visit Uttar Pradesh from 19th to 22nd October.
On the first leg of its visit, the Commission will visit Varanasi. It will undertake a number of field visits and also review the implementation of various Government flagship programmes in the city.
On 21st October, the Commission will begin its meetings in Lucknow. The first meeting will be with rural Local Bodies at Yojana Bhawan. Following this, the Commission will hold meetings with the representatives of Urban Local Bodies and representatives of political parties in the State. The Commission will also meet representatives of Trade and Industry bodies.
The Commission will have a detailed meeting with the UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath along with his cabinet colleagues and State Government officials.