Piyush Goyal

189 new rail lines under construction: government

189 new rail lines under construction: government

Goyal said railway projects are sanctioned zone-wise and the expenditure on new line projects up to March, 2019 has been Rs 76,917 crore.

India looking forward to investment of over Trillion Pound Sterling in next 5 years: Piyush Goyal

India looking forward to investment of over Trillion Pound Sterling in next 5 years: Piyush Goyal

He also met investors and discussed various opportunities that the Indian market offers for growth.

India will be USD 5 trillion economy by 2025: Piyush Goyal

India will be USD 5 trillion economy by 2025: Piyush Goyal

He added, "We have opened up opportunities for single-brand retail and are easing some detrimental clauses of our policy in next few week...Read More

No question of privatising Railways, but public-private partnership will be encouraged: Piyush Goyal

No question of privatising Railways, but public-private partnership will be encouraged: Piyush Goyal

Replying to the debate on the demands for grants of his ministry, in which 99 members participated, Goyal outlined the plans of the gover...Read More

Railways recruiting people for over 2.94 lakh vacancies: Government

Railways recruiting people for over 2.94 lakh vacancies: Government

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal Wednesday told the Lok Sabha that more than 4.61 lakh people were recruited in Railways over the last decade.

Investment in private rail a big challenge

Investment in private rail a big challenge

Yet, it would be naive to underplay the importance of the Railway Budget given the scale of operations and the massive employment the Rai...Read More

Government plans Rs 50 lakh crore investment in railways by 2030: Piyush Goyal

Government plans Rs 50 lakh crore investment in railways by 2030: Piyush Goyal

The minister also said that the rail infrastructure in the country increased by mere 30 per cent in the last 65 years due to the lack of ...Read More

Trade deficit widened with 25 major countries in 3 years

Trade deficit widened with 25 major countries in 3 years

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha that trade deficit depends upon relative fluctuations in the impo...Read More

Need few lakh crores to eliminate level crossings: Piyush Goyal

Need few lakh crores to eliminate level crossings: Piyush Goyal

The Railways need a few lakh crore rupees and a few years to eliminate all 21,000 manned level crossing across the country, Railway Minis...Read More

Massage idea on trains shot down

Massage idea on trains shot down

The Railways have withdrawn the proposal of providing massage services in the reserved coaches on trains starting from Indore.

Piyush Goyal, Hardeep Singh Puri and Devendra Fadnavis chair meeting on housing sector

Piyush Goyal, Hardeep Singh Puri and Devendra Fadnavis chair meeting on housing sector

Union Minister Piyush Goyal along with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister of State Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday met r...Read More

No wifi facility on running trains

No wifi facility on running trains

Piyush Goyal said as a pilot project, the railways had provided wifi-based internet facility in Howrah-Rajdhani train through satellite c...Read More

No plan to privatise railways: Piyush Goyal

No plan to privatise railways: Piyush Goyal

Responding to a query on the privatisation of these trains and the entire network, Goyal told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that "no...Read More

50% of over 9,000 vacancies in Indian Railways will be for women: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

50% of over 9,000 vacancies in Indian Railways will be for women: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

We worked successfully on the issue of women's safety and prevented small children from being misused and misguided said Goyal

Piyush Goyal asks ministries to work in coordination to cut logistics cost to 9 pc of GDP

Piyush Goyal asks ministries to work in coordination to cut logistics cost to 9 pc of GDP

Commerce and industry minister made the remark while reviewing the draft National Logistics Policy and the proposed action plan for its i...Read More

Bill to amend SEZ Act in Lok Sabha

Bill to amend SEZ Act in Lok Sabha

The Union Cabinet had recently approved introduction of the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019 to replace an ordinance which w...Read More

Railways plans to run Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah trains at 160 km/h

Railways plans to run Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah trains at 160 km/h

In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages increasing the speeds of trains on the Delh...Read More

GSP withdrawal won't have major impact on India: Piyush Goyal

GSP withdrawal won't have major impact on India: Piyush Goyal

GSP allowed Indian traders and exporters duty-free access to supply certain items such as imitation jewellery and leather articles into t...Read More

Massage on trains: Indore MP says it's "standardless" against "Indian culture", writes to Piyush Goyal

Massage on trains: Indore MP says it's "standardless" against "Indian culture", writes to Piyush Goyal

Indore MP Shankar Lalwani writing to Union minister Piyush Goyal, providing massage services to railways passengers is "standardless" aga...Read More

First meet of BJPs newly constituted Parliament Party Executive Committee to be held on June 16

First meet of BJPs newly constituted Parliament Party Executive Committee to be held on June 16

The committee's meeting is scheduled to take place a day before the first session of Parliament begins on 17th June. The committee was re...Read More

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