The council meeting comes at a time when speculations about a possible cabinet expansion and reshuffle are abuzz. The meeting also becomes significant as several states have identified Delta Plus variant cases and as the threat of a possible third coronavirus wave looms large.
Last week, Modi convened a meeting with ministers of Cabinet and Minister of State rank in different groups to review the performance of their respective ministries.
On Tuesday, PM Modi held discussions with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and NSA Ajit Doval. His meeting with the top ministers and NSA Doval came in the backdrop of a drone attack on the Indian Air Force station in Jammu.
(With agency inputs)