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Piyush Goyal Piyush Goyal DOB: 13/06/1964

Piyush Vedprakash Goyal is an Indian politician. He was born on 13 June 1964. He is the son of Late Shri Ved Prakash Goyal who had served as a Union Minister for shipping in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet. He is the currently serving as minister of Railways, Coal and Corporate Affairs in the Government of India. He was elevated to Cabinet Minister position on 3 September 2017. He is currently a Member of Parliament for Rajya Sabha from the state of Maharashtra and was earlier the National Treasurer of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).He did his schooling from Don Bosco High School, Matunga. Also he is all-India second rank holder in Chartered Accountant and second rank holder in Law in Mumbai University. Piyush was a member of the Standing Committee on Finance and the Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Defence. He headed the BJP's Information Communication Campaign Committee and oversaw the publicity and advertising campaign of the party including the social media outreach for the Indian General Elections 2014. Mr. Goyal is the 2018 Carnot Prize Recipient for distinguished contributions to energy policy.

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India to host G-20 summit in 2023; Piyush Goyal appointed sherpa for grouping

India to host G-20 summit in 2023; Piyush Goyal appointed sherpa for grouping

India | Sep 07, 2021, 11:14 PM IST

Making the announcement, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday that India will hold the G20 presidency from December 1, 2022, and will convene the G20 leaders' summit in 2023 for the first time.

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Aim to increase textiles exports to $100 billion: Piyush Goyal tells exporters

India | Sep 04, 2021, 08:21 AM IST

Piyush Goyal asked exporters to achieve a target of $44 billion in exports of textiles and apparel, including handicrafts, for 2021-22.

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Table in Rajya Sabha not meant for dancing, protesting: Union Minister Anurag Thakur

India | Aug 12, 2021, 04:04 PM IST

Anurag Thakur said that anarchy from streets to Parliament was the Opposition's only agenda during Monsoon Session.

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Special committee should look into Opposition members' gross indiscipline: Piyush Goyal

India | Aug 11, 2021, 11:25 PM IST

Earlier in the day, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla had also expressed anguish over the disruptions in House proceedings had said that he was "extremely hurt."

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Clear indications of economic revival in India despite COVID-19 disruptions: Piyush Goyal

India | Jul 25, 2021, 06:23 AM IST

"In just the first six months of 2021, India has been to see 15 more unicorns," Piyush Goyal said. 

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Rajya Sabha to resume function normally after intervention of Venkaiah Naidu, Piyush Goyal

India | Jul 20, 2021, 01:33 PM IST

In the meeting, Naidu stressed on normalcy in the House so that important issues can be discussed orderly.

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi named Deputy Leader of House in Rajya Sabha

India | Jul 19, 2021, 06:33 PM IST

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was on Monday appointed the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha.

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Piyush Goyal appointed Leader of House in Rajya Sabha ahead of Monsoon Session of Parliament

Politics | Jul 14, 2021, 03:59 PM IST

Senior BJP leader Piyush Goyal was on Wednesday appointed as the Leader of House in the Rajya Sabha.

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India's merchandise exports hit historic high levels in Q1FY22

Business | Jul 03, 2021, 08:10 AM IST

This is 85 pc higher than exports of Q1 of 2020-21 and 18 pc higher than the exports of Q1 of 2019-20.

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Oxygen Express: Indian Railways brings oxygen relief to 15 states in 50 days

India | Jun 13, 2021, 05:28 PM IST

Oxygen relief by 421 Oxygen Expresses reached to 15 states namely Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra and others. 

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Railways to resume 24 passenger trains from today. Check full list

India | Jun 05, 2021, 11:02 AM IST

On June 5 and June 6, Indian Railways have announced to resume 24 passenger trains that were earlier suspended.

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COVID-19: USTR, Piyush Goyal discuss vaccine production and TRIPS waiver

World | May 15, 2021, 06:40 AM IST

Piyush Goyal discussed the proposed waiver to provisions of the WTO Agreement on TRIPS for COVID-19-specific items and raising vaccine production with USTR.

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Indian Railways deploying 31 COVID care coaches in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra: Piyush Goyal

Good News | Apr 27, 2021, 07:03 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh on Monday reported 12,686 coronavirus cases, taking its tally to over five lakh, while Maharashtra reported 48,700 cases taking the count of infections in the state to 43,43,727.

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Oxygen Express train from Raigarh on way to Delhi to boost supply

India | Apr 26, 2021, 07:24 PM IST

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said in order to raise oxygen availability in Delhi, an 'Oxygen Express' train from Chhattisgarh's Raigarh is on way to Delhi and reach national capital tonight (Monday).

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Will Indian Railways be privatised? Here's what Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha

India | Mar 16, 2021, 06:51 PM IST

Goyal said the country can progress towards high growth and create more employment opportunities only when the public and private sectors work together.

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Goyal orders probe into Eastern Railway office building fire in Kolkata

India | Mar 09, 2021, 09:31 AM IST

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has set up a high-level committee to ascertain the cause of the fire at an Eastern Railway office building in Kolkata in which nine people were killed on Monday.

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Piyush Goyal invites US firms to manufacture in India

Business | Feb 17, 2021, 11:39 PM IST

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has called upon companies in the US to look at India as a manufacturing base.

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Indian Railways to run 35 unreserved mail and express special trains from February 22 - FULL LIST

India | Feb 17, 2021, 09:16 AM IST

Indian Railways will run 35 unreserved mail and express special trains from February 22.  

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Redevelopment of New Delhi railway station to cost Rs 5,000 crore

India | Feb 10, 2021, 09:35 PM IST

The Centre on Wednesday said that redevelopment of New Delhi railway station has been taken up on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode at an estimated cost Rs 5,000 crore.

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Railways to be catalyst of change for Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Piyush Goyal

India | Feb 05, 2021, 01:32 PM IST

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that the 2021 Budget has focussed on infrastructure projects in Indian Railways and the highest capital expenditure will act as a huge catalyst to revitalise the economy and lead towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

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