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Modi to outline govt's roadmap in council of ministers' meet on Wednesday

Deliberations are also likely to be held on an action plan for the government's next five years and Modi is expected to brief the ministers on it

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Narendra Modi
PM Narendra Modi | Photo: Shutterstock

The first meeting of the new council of will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday.

The prime minister is expected to underline the role of of state in the running of ministries and may ask Cabinet to give their deputies adequate responsibilities.

Deliberations are also likely to be held on an action plan for the government's next five years and Modi is expected to brief the ministers on it.

The meeting of was a regular feature in the previous tenure of the He used to brief them about government's various welfare schemes and how to make people aware about them.

Modi used to review the performances of key ministries and sectors.

The Union Cabinet will also meet Wednesday ahead of the council of ministers' meeting.

With beginning next week, the ministers of state will have a key role as in most of the ministries they are responsible to handle parliamentary questions which are tabled on the floor of the House.

usually handle questions for which oral replies are to be given.

In the first Cabinet meeting, the had approved the expansion of the PM-KISAN scheme to cover all farmers who will get Rs 6,000 financial assistance per annum.

First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 13:55 IST
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