He was apprised of the progress towards meeting the union government's commitment of providing electricity to all unconnected villages in the country within 1000 days, a PMO
statement said.

In telecommunication, PM Modi was briefed about the progress towards connecting all villages through broadband by 2022.

This IT-based multi-modal platform is used by Modi to directly interact with top officials of central government and states to push infrastructure development.

The statement said the Prime Minister reviewed the progress in sectors such as renewable energy, piped natural gas, irrigation, roads and railways.

He was informed about the skill development initiatives taken by various infrastructure Ministries including Railways, Skill Development, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, Petroleum and Natural Gas and Shipping.

The meeting was attended by Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, as also senior officials from PMO, NITI Aayog, and the ministries concerned.

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