"We have got a dynamic Prime Minister. I got a chance to work with him...He is passionate about developing the country. He wants to take the benefits to the common man," he said after presenting 7th Dalal Street Investment Journal PSU Awards-2015.
He said the Prime Minister is "determined to see India growing" and has lots of "expectations" from his ministers.
Earlier, the Minister gave away awards under different categories to public sector undertakings.
Under the Mana Navratana (non-manufacturing) category, ONGC bagged Maharatna of the year award, while Coal India got the for being the most efficient Maharatna of the year.
NTPC Ltd, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, Steel Authority of India Ltd, Power Finance Corporation, Rural Electrification, Hindustan Aeronauticals, India Tourism Development Corporation, BSNL, among others, also bagged awards under different categories.