New Delhi: The government on Wednesday reconstituted the Inter-State Council with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as its Chairman and six senior Union Ministers, including Pranab Mukherjee, P Chidambaram, Sharad Pawar, and Chief Ministers of all states as its members.

Other members of the Council, which was set up for co-ordination of inter-state matters, include Corporate Affairs Minister M Veerappa Moily, Urban development Minister Kamal Nath and Railwaly Minister Dinesh Trivedi, an official notification said.

Six other Union Ministers included in the Council as Permanent Invitees are Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, Petroleum Minister S Jaipal Reddy, Road Transport Minister C P Joshi, Chemical Minister M K Alagiri and Law Minister Salman Khursheed.

In a separate order, the government has reconstituted the Standing Committee of the Inter-State Council with Home Minister P Chidambaram as its Chairman.

The members of the Standing Committee of the Inter-State Council are Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, Corporate Affairs Minister M Veerappa Moily, Chemical Minister M K Alagiri, Law Minister Salman Khursheed, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi and Chief Ministers of Mizoram, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Tripura, Orissa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh, the notification said.

(Agencies)