First meet of council of ministers of new government on Wednesday
New Delhi, June 11 (KNN) The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on June 12 in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, according to a media report.
Modi is expected to underline the role of ministers of state in the running of ministries and may ask Cabinet ministers to give their deputies adequate responsibilities.
Modi used to review the performances of key ministries and sectors.
The meeting of council of ministers was a regular feature in the previous tenure of the Modi government.
With Parliament session 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.
The Union Cabinet will also meet after the council of ministers' meeting.
In the first Cabinet meeting, the Modi government had approved the expansion of the PM-KISAN scheme to cover all farmers who will get Rs 6,000 financial assistance per annum.