The body has been lying defunct following the resignation of Montek Singh Ahluwalia.
At the Iftar get-together hosted by Sonia Gandhi, Singh spoke freely to journalists who met him in small groups.
Modi in his letter had argued even the calorific need of an individual would not be met.
Indications are that a high-level committee could be formed to look into all aspects of the defeat.
The Prime Minister will hold his last Cabinet meeting on Saturday after which he will go and meet President Pranab Mukherjee.
Baru claimed he was not in favour of bringing out the book during elections since he felt it would generate controversy.
“The PM has indicated his wish to move to Motilal Nehru Marg by May 15,’’ said a source in the central government.
The accidental PM: Upinder Singh claims Baru told her book will be out after polls.
The Congress Saturday termed him a “disgruntled ex-employee” and dismissed his book as “fictional”
How UPA 2’s foreign policy has been incoherent.
Singh also conceded that the Congress government could not arrest price rise.
During the 20-minute telephone conversation, Singh thanked Putin for explaining the Russian position.
According to sources, Indian PM assured Najib of “all assistance” by Indian authorities in “corroborating possible pathways” Flight MH370.
Chavan had also requested the package containing the same four relief measures.
Chacko said no other leader in the country has the sense of propriety as the Prime Minister has.