VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday held a meeting with officials on the agenda to be discussed at the 29th Southern Zonal Council scheduled to be held in Tirupati on March 4. The officials briefed the Chief Minister on the issues to be addressed at the Council regarding the State. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will chair the meeting to be attended by Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and special invitees from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep. The officials said that 26 issues will be coming up for discussion during the meeting.
Chief Secretary Adityanath Das, Special Chief Secretary Poonam Malakondaiah, Health Principal Secretary Anil Kumar Singhal, Women and Child welfare Secretary AR Anuradha, Energy Principal Secretary Nagulapalli Srikanth, Finance Secretary Natarajan Gulzar, Agriculture and Cooperation Special Secretary Madhusudan Reddy, Irrigation Secretary Syamala Rao, Disha Special Officer Deepika Patil and other senior officials were present.