Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday with a demand to declare the Sardar Sarovar project a national one.
Modi also held deliberations with Singh on the attacks on Indian students in Australia.
He later met Australian high commissioner John McCarthy.
Modi, who had a 30-minute meeting with the prime minister at his official residence, discussed several issues related to the state, officials said.
The chief minister apprised Singh that Gujarat had made rapid strides in the field of agriculture and has emerged as the top state in the country.