Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa will attend the National Development Council (NDC) meeting at New Delhi on Thursday to approve 12th Plan.

A state government release said the Chief Minister will participate in the meeting of the NDC, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

A day prior to her visit to New Delhi, Ms. Jayalalithaa will visit Gujarat to attend the swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Chief Minister on December 26.

Later, Ms. Jayalalithaa chaired a meeting of the Ministers at the Secretariat, as part of the points to be discussed during the National Development Council meeting.

Finance Minister O Paneerselvam, Electricity Minister Natham Viswanathan and several other Ministers and senior government officials participated in the meeting, official sources said.