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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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Union Minister of Textiles Piyush Goyal`s Exclusive interview on PM Modi`s PLI Scheme

News | Sep 08, 2021, 11:42 PM IST

Watch Textiles minister Piyush Goyal`s Exclusive interview on PM Modi`s PLI Scheme. He explains what government aims with PLI scheme and how it will benefit the nation.

Piyush Goyal raises issue of Opposition's indiscipline in Parliament, demands special committee

Hakikat Kya Hai | Aug 11, 2021, 10:20 PM IST

Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Piyush Goyal, on Wednesday demanded that a special committee be set up to look into the incidents of gross indiscipline by Opposition members and said that the Parliament witnessed a 'new low' in its history after there were reports that attempts were made to strangulate a woman security staff.

Piyush Goyal appointed Leader of House in Rajya Sabha

News | Jul 14, 2021, 04:00 PM IST

Union Minister of Textiles Piyush Goyal has been appointed the Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha. Goyal replaced Thawar Chand Gehlot, who took oath recently as the 19th Governor of Karnataka.

Coronavirus Second Wave: 20 Isolation Railway Coaches Set Up in Bhopal, watch ground report

News | Apr 24, 2021, 04:47 PM IST

In a bid to address the bed crunch in hospitals amid rising COVID-19 cases, the West Central Railways has deployed 20 isolation coaches at Bhopal station. watch ground report.

Cabinet approves exclusive subsidy policy for urea produced through coal gasification by Talcher Fertilisers Ltd

News | Apr 20, 2021, 06:28 PM IST

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal on April 20 briefed media on the new project approved the Cabinet.

India seen golden period for healthcare in last few years: Piyush Goyal

News | Feb 25, 2021, 02:33 PM IST

Union Minister Piyush Goyal while addressing International Conference on Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Industry and said, "India has seen golden period for healthcare in last few years.

Piyush Goyal, Narendra Tomar have food with farmer leaders at VigyanBhawan

News | Dec 30, 2020, 06:33 PM IST

Union Railways Minister PiyushGoyal and Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar were seen eating food with farmer leaders at VigyanBhawan in Delhi on December 30.

Expect genuine single-window for approvals by April 2021: Piyush Goyal

News | Dec 16, 2020, 12:11 PM IST

Speaking at the day 1 of ASSOCHAM Foundation Week, via video conferencing on December 15, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said the first cut of a genuine single-window for business approvals could be expected by March or April 2021.

Deadlock between govt, farmers continues over agri reforms; next meeting on Dec 3

News | Dec 01, 2020, 08:44 PM IST

The meeting between protesting farmers and the government over the new farm laws concluded without any decision on Tuesday. The next round of meeting will be held on Thursday, December 3. During the meeting, which was held at the Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi, the government put forward a detailed presentation before the farmer leaders on Minimum Support Price (MSP) and Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act. The government also offered the farmers to constitute a committee that would include their representatives, government members as well as agricultural experts to discuss the new agricultural laws.However, the farmer leaders turned down the proposal.

Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal hold meeting with farmer union leaders

News | Dec 01, 2020, 04:59 PM IST

Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal hold meeting with farmers' leaders at Delhi's Vigyan Bhawan.

Piyush Goyal, Farmer Welfare Minister meet Punjab farmer leaders in Delhi

News | Nov 13, 2020, 09:20 PM IST

Union Minister of Railways, Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal and Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar held a meeting with farmer leaders from Punjab at Vigyan Bhawan.

Piyush Goyal extends Diwali wishes highlighting Centre's efforts to overcome COVID impact

News | Nov 13, 2020, 05:00 PM IST

Union Minister of Railways, Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on November 13 extended his to everyone for Diwali with the hope that coming year will be a good one.

Integrated Check Post construction begins at Nepalgunj to boost connectivity

News | Nov 13, 2020, 10:29 AM IST

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Nepali Urban Development Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha on November 12 virtually witnessed the ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of an Integrated Check Post at Nepal

Cabinet approves revised cost of Rs 8,575 crore for East-West Metro Corridor project

News | Oct 07, 2020, 07:32 PM IST

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on October 07 briefed today's cabinet decisions to media in Delhi. He said cabinet today gave the approval to complete the East-West Metro Corridor project at the cost of Rs 8,575 crores in Kolkata.

Indian Startups doing excellent work in logistic sector: Piyush Goyal

News | Sep 11, 2020, 10:17 PM IST

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said the Indian Startups are doing excellent work in the logistic sectors.

Have to move towards a world where we are net-zero in terms of carbon emissions: Piyush Goyal

News | Sep 09, 2020, 01:40 PM IST

Addressing the second edition of Rail Connect, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) through a virtual platform, Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said, "We ultimately have to move towards a world where we are net-zero in terms

Confident of adding Rs 20-lakh crore manufacturing output in next 5 years: Piyush Goyal

News | Sep 05, 2020, 07:54 PM IST

Central Government will soon be unveiling a programme, called 'One Product One District'. Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal talked about the programme while addressing a press conference.

India, Japan will come out successful in all matters: Piyush Goyal

News | Aug 06, 2020, 05:00 PM IST

While addressing at the 'Digital Edition of Make in India, Japan Roadshow 3.0' in the national capital on August 06, the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry.

India making strong policy decisions to help investors take advantage of growth opportunities: Piyush Goyal

News | Aug 06, 2020, 04:41 PM IST

While addressing at the 'Digital Edition of Make in India, Japan Roadshow 3.0' in the national capital on August 06, the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry.

S Jaishankar, Piyush Goyal hand over 10 locomotives to Bangladesh Railways

News | Jul 27, 2020, 08:30 PM IST

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal flagged off 10 diesel locomotives on July 27.

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