What is Article 263?

By Ritesh|Updated : September 5th, 2022

The Indian Constitution's Article 263 deals with provisions relating to an inter-State council. Additionally, it contains the following clauses. This Article talks about the relationships between the central government and the state governments that must be established, so there are no controversies.

Article 263 of the Indian Constitution

Whenever the President believes that creating a council with the mandate of protecting the public interest would be in the public interest,

  • Investigating and providing advice on potential issues between States
  • Investigating and addressing issues where the Union and one or more States, or all of the States, have a shared interest
  • the President shall be authorized to make recommendations on any such subject, including recommendations for the better coordination of policy and action concerning that subject.


What is Article 263?

Article 263 of the Indian Constitution covers provisions about an inter-State council so that the system's functioning is smooth and easy. By establishing such a Council and defining the nature of the duties to be performed by it, as well as its organization and procedure.


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