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17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal inaugurates the first ever India tourism Mart 2018

The Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurated the ‘first ever’ India Tourism Mart (ITM 2018) in the presence of Union Tourism Minister, Shri K J Alphons and the Tourism Minister of Morocco, Mr. Mohamed Sajid, in New Delhi today....

12-Sep-2018 New Delhi

UPA gave loans blindly, weakened banking sector : BJP

The BJP on Wednesday attacked the Congress-led UPA government for blindly giving loans and weakening the banks due to which their losses increased from Rs 18,000 crore to Rs 53,000 crore, and said the NDA government brought transparency and forced people...

11-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal launches a web portal “Rail Sahyog” today

Indian Railways, with its vast network and presence across the length and breadth of the country, has always been at the forefront to serve the society. Inspired by the vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister for a New India by 2022, Railways is taking various initiatives...

25-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal flags off Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday flagged off a new train to connect Nainital and Dehradun, the two principal cities in Uttarakhand.The 12-coach Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express will run five days in a week and halt at Haldwani, Lalkuan, Rudrapur City,...

14-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal Participates in India-Us Roundtable Discussion

Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance & Corporate Affairs, Piyush Goyal, Chairman Railway Board, Ashwani Lohani, other Railway Board Members and senior officials participated in the India-US Roundtable discussion. The roundtable discussion with a high-level...

23-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal hits back at Rahul, calls him 'merchant of hate'

As Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that the latest lynching incident in Rajasthan's Alwar represents Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "brutal New India", Union Minister Piyush Goyal hit him back, terming him a "merchant of hate"."Stop jumping with joy...

01-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Government celebrates 1st Goods & Services Tax Day

Government of India celebrated the 1st GST Day here today. The event saw an address on the eventful 1st year journey of GST over a live video link by Union Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley. Union Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri Piyush...

26-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Narendra Modi interacts with business leaders in Mumbai

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today met and interacted with business leaders in Mumbai. 41 business leaders representing a wide spectrum of the Indian economy were present at the interaction.The policy reforms and initiatives taken by the Union Government...

11-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Four Years’ Achievements & Initiatives of the Ministry of Coal

Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal addressed the media on achievements in the last four years of Ministries under his charge, today in the presence of Manoj Sinha, Union Minister of State of Communications (Independent Charge) and Minister...

11-Jun-2018 New Delhi

CIL ensures better coal quality, output : Piyush Goyal

The government has worked to ensure superior coal quality for consumers along with a focus on lowering costs of electricity, Railway and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday.Speaking on the achievements of the Modi government, Goyal said the historic...

05-Jun-2018 New Delhi

XVFC holds productive interaction with Piyush Goyal

The Fifteenth Finance Commission held productive interaction with Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Chairman, railway Board and other officials in New Delhi today to understand the railway finances. While being transparent, officials also highlighted recent...

05-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal Launches UTTAM APP for Coal Quality Monitoring

The Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal today launched UTTAM App for Coal Quality Monitoring.  UTTAM stands for – Unlocking Transparency by Third Party Assessment of Mined Coal (uttam.coalindia.in).The Ministry of Coal and Coal India Limited...

20-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Railways recruitment is competitive, transparent : Piyush Goyal

After students demanding jobs blocked movement of local trains in Mumbai, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the recruitment policy of the Indian Railways was "competitive and transparent" in line with Supreme Court guidelines.The protesting students...

12-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Naresh Agrawal joins BJP, takes dig at SP, Jaya

Samajwadi Party's Rajya Sabha member Naresh Agrawal, who has changed parties frequently in his three-decade-old political career, on Monday joined the BJP here and straightaway stoked a controversy saying "film actor and dancer" Jaya Bachchan has been preferred...

09-Mar-2018 Allahabad

BJP changed negative perception about UP : Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday praised the the BJP-led government in Uttar Pradesh and said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had succeeded in creating a positive perception about the state which in turn gave confidence to businessmen and investors.Addressing...

24-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Capital expenditure on infra tripled in 5 years : Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said investment for setting up infrastructure was not a constraint for the government and the capital expenditure has tripled in the last five years.The NDA government had increased outlays on railways modernisation,...

22-Feb-2018 Lucknow

Rail coach factory to be set up in Bundelkhand : Piyush Goyal

The Railways will establish a rail coach factory in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced here on Thursday.Speaking on the second and concluding day of the UP Investors Summit, Goyal said the factory would be set up...

01-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Railways to use Rs 73,000 crore on safety : Piyush Goyal

The railways will spend over Rs 73,000 crore on safety out of the Rs 1.48 lakh crore capital expenditure earmakred for it in 2018-19 union budget, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.Apart from the Rs 73,065 crore from the budget, the railways...

18-Jan-2018 New Delhi

To streamline projects, Railway Ministry holds 'Nirman Samvad'

A one-day Mega Conclave called ‘Nirman Samvaad’, a first ever interaction between the Ministry of Railways and the Construction Industry concluded here. This Conclave was organized by Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. (RVNL), a dedicated arm of Ministry of Railways...

13-Jan-2018 Mumbai

BSE's India Inx lists IRFC's first green bond

BSE's India International Exchange (India Inx) on Saturday said it has listed Indian Railways Finance Corporation's (IRFC) first green bond on its global securities market.According to India Inx, the 10 year $500 million worth bonds issued by IRFC "are one...

02-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Railways to change century-old signalling system : Piyush Goyal

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that railways is planning to change the century-old signalling system with a modern network."Few days ago we had a meeting to discuss the century old signalling system which is currently in use. And in the coming...

14-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Railways forms committee to review flexi-fare scheme

Over two months after Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that the flexi-fare scheme will be reviewed, the railways has set up a six-member committee to review the scheme, by comparing the prices with that of other modes of transport.According to a railway...

24-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal orders probe into Patna-Vasco Da Gama express derailment

 Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday condoled the death of three passengers, who died after 13 coaches of the Patna-Vasco Da Gama express derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Manikpur. He ordered a probe."Immediate rescue and relief operations started and an inquiry...

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