The meeting also took stock of the progress in rural infrastructure, power, coal, renewable energy and petroleum and natural gas.

"Besides a broad overview of the infrastructure scenario in the country, the meeting focused on the specific sectors of rural infrastructure, power, coal, renewable energy and petroleum and natural gas," an official statement stated on Saturday.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Road, Transport, Highways & Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajpathi Raju were present at the meeting, it added.

Senior officials from NITI Aayog as well as infrastructure Ministries and PMO were also in attendance.

"The Prime Minister reviewed the status of stalled projects in the infrastructure sector. He was apprised of the steps being taken to enhance infrastructure creation in accordance with the Prime Minister's vision for the 75th year of India's independence," the statement read.

Modi was given a detailed overview of plans of various Ministries for the completion of pending projects within the current financial year. He asked for specific data to be collected and presented on priority areas such as toilets, affordable housing and smart cities, it added.

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