Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to meet senior Congress leaders in order to give a prescription to the ‘ailing’ State Congress ahead of panchayat polls in Odisha, at the Congress Bhawan here during his visit to the State on January 3.

As per sources, he will inaugurate the Indian Science Congress (ISC) here. It will be the maiden visit of Prime Minster (PM) in the State’s Congress office since his earlier visits.

General Secretary of the OPCC Arjya Kumar Gyanendra said the PM will be in the party office for 15 minutes. He will be meeting all members of executive body, including all permanent invitees and special invitees. Besides, 10 members of Youth Congress, Mahila Congress and Chhatra Congress will also attend the meeting.