Articles tagged under: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal temporarily assigned charges of Finance and Corporate Affairs in addition to existing portfolios

January 23, 2019
Piyush Goyal temporarily assigned charges of Finance and Corporate Affairs in addition to existing portfolios

New Delhi: The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, hereby directed that during the period of indisposition of Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister; the portfolios of Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs held by him, be temporarily assigned to Shri Piyush Goyal, in addition to his existing portfolios. Further, as advised by the Prime Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley be designated as Minister without portfolio during the period of his indisposition or till such ti...Read More

Railway minister dedicates India’s first Rail and Transport Institute in Vadodara

December 15, 2018

Vadodara: Union railway minister Piyush Goyal today dedicated India's first Rail and Transport Institute (deemed University) at Pratapnagar based NAIR (National Academy of Indian Railways) complex in presence of State Chief Minister. Railway University was launched in National Academy of Railway complex on temporary basis and its administrative launching had taken place on 28th August. 104 students started studies in this university on 5th September in two courses namely BSC in Transport te...Read More

Bullet train project work will be on time, no proposal of changing zone: Railway minister Piyush Goyal

June 11, 2018
Bullet train project work will be on time, no proposal of changing zone: Railway minister Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today in a reply to question said there's no proposal to change Railway zones. He was replying a question regarding proposal to give headquarters of Western Railways to Gujarat. The headquarters is at present located in Mumbai. Goyal said, 'there's no proposal of changing zones. All zones are working for service of country. Indian Rail is one. It is Indian Railways' collective responsibility to serve each state.' In reply to another question regard...Read More

Transparency has become ‘unique identity’ of Modi government – Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in Gujarat

November 08, 2017

Ahmedabad: Railway and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today said that transparency has become the 'unique identity' of Modi government which has taken such strict steps against black-money, black-marketing and corruption in its tenure of last 3 and a half years which were unprecedented in the history of the nation. He also said that the government was ensuring investigation of all the 714 Indians linked with Paradise Papers leak but could not make the names public at its own o...Read More

GST a consensus decision of various parties and 29 states, concerns to be discussed in next council meet: Piyush Goyal

September 28, 2017

Ahmedabad: Railway Minister and senior BJP leader Piyush Goyal today defended PM Narendra Modi and his government on the issues of employment generation, GST, inflation and development and said that the definition of employment was changing across the globe and continuous wins of his party in elections including the massive ones in UP and Uttarakhand shows that irrespective of critisims by opponents the blessing and support of people was with the BJP. He also said that GST w...Read More

Piyush Goyal’s media address and interaction on Gujarat Gaurav Yatra in Ahmedabad

September 28, 2017

Ahmedabad: Union minister Piyush Goyal while addressing a press conference of Gujarat BJP here today thanked the people of Gujarat for giving leaders like Narendra Modi and Amit Shah to the nation. Goyal while speaking about the background of BJP's upcoming Gujarat Gaurav Yatras said the leadership, Gujarat offered is now benefiting the entire nation. One of most popular leaders across the world has been given to the nation by Gujarat. Goyal shared some figures describing how Guja...Read More

Mahamana Express to cut time of journey between Vadodara and Varanasi by 7 hours: Piyush Goyal

September 22, 2017

Vadodara: Mahamana Express train connecting Vadodara to Varanasi will cut distance between two cities by 7 hours, said Railway minister Piyush Goyal at Vadodara today adding that earlier the journey between Vadodara and Varanasi will take 34 hours while now it will take 27 hours. He also said the government will see whether it can be further cut by 3-4 more hours. Goyal said the government has chosen around two dozen railway stations for reconstruction. Vadodara railway station is not in ...Read More

Union Power Minister visits Gujarat to study power reforms(video)

June 06, 2014

Gandhinagar, 6 June, 2014 To review the success of Gujarat in power sector, Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today visited the state and held a prolong discussion with higher officials of power, coal and non conventional energy ministry. Shri Goyal also held discussion with state Energy Minister Saurabh Patel, top officers of power companies and officials of Energy and Petrochemicals department. Goyal admired the steps Gujarat has taken in the areas of power generat...Read More

When Modi introduced Goyal who was visiting Gujarat

June 06, 2014

New Delhi, 6 June, 2014 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday introduced his Council of Ministers in the Lok Sabha. Beginning with Home Minister Rajnath Singh, the prime minister introduced all the ministers one by one in Hindi. The only minister who was not present was Minister of State for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal. Unaware of Goyal's absence, Modi announced his name and went on to list his portfolios before being told by Externa...Read More