New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called a meeting of his Council of Ministers on Thursday. The Prime Minister is expected to set individual targets to be achieved in the remaining tenure of the government.

The highlight of the meeting will be the Prime Minister's efforts to revive the economy. He is expected to seek greater coordination among his colleagues to implement key decisions taken by the government.

Goods and Services Tax Bill, Educational Tribunal Bill, Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation Bill, National Food Security legislation are likely to be discussed in the meeting.

The meeting comes after the Prime Minister carried out reshuffle of his Council of Ministers on Sunday by inducting 17 new faces and re-assigning responsibilities, especially to young ministers.

The meeting would also be addressed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram.

This is the third time when a meeting of the entire Council of Ministers has been convened by Manmohan Singh. The first meeting of the Council of Ministers was convened in May 2009, soon after the UPA-II government assumed office. Another such meeting was convened by the Prime Minister when junior ministers had complained of seniors not allocating them enough work.

(JPN)

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