PM Narendra Modi has taken various measures since 2014 to boost economic growth, including cutting the corporate tax.
Output of eight core infrastructure industries had contracted by 5.1 per cent in September, the lowest in the decade.
Steel sector is becoming more efficient, environment-friendly and globally competitive supported by various government policies.
The eight core sectors had expanded by 4.3 per cent in September 2018.
Govt is giving special impetus to develop gas infrastructure across the length and breadth of the country, said the Oil Minister.
Government should not sit on over due payments, Sitharaman said, adding the money should go to people who have been waiting for it.
The business is also affected by weaker growth in generation capacity, especially at thermal and hydroelectric projects.
Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicle Policy 2019 has been prepared to promote manufacturing of electric vehicles, an official release said.
Infrastructure investment of Rs 100 lakh crore will be needed for achieving USD 5 trillion GDP, said Union minister Anurag Thakur.
The task force will draw up a 'National Infrastructure Pipeline' of Rs 100 lakh crore, the finance ministry said.