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.read more
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.
Piyush Goyal asked exporters to achieve a target of $44 billion in exports of textiles and apparel, including handicrafts, for 2021-22.
Anurag Thakur said that anarchy from streets to Parliament was the Opposition's only agenda during Monsoon Session.
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."
"In just the first six months of 2021, India has been to see 15 more unicorns," Piyush Goyal said.
In the meeting, Naidu stressed on normalcy in the House so that important issues can be discussed orderly.
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was on Monday appointed the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha.
Senior BJP leader Piyush Goyal was on Wednesday appointed as the Leader of House in the Rajya Sabha.
This is 85 pc higher than exports of Q1 of 2020-21 and 18 pc higher than the exports of Q1 of 2019-20.
Oxygen relief by 421 Oxygen Expresses reached to 15 states namely Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra and others.
On June 5 and June 6, Indian Railways have announced to resume 24 passenger trains that were earlier suspended.
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.
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.
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).
Goyal said the country can progress towards high growth and create more employment opportunities only when the public and private sectors work together.
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.
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has called upon companies in the US to look at India as a manufacturing base.
Indian Railways will run 35 unreserved mail and express special trains from February 22.
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.
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.