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Piyush Goyal named Finance Minister nine days ahead of interim budget

The BJP-led NDA government will be presenting its last Budget on February 1.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Modi government announces 4 lakh railway jobs, 10 per cent quota applicable

Piyush Goyal said that at present the Railways have a sanctioned strength of 15.06 lakh employees, of which 12.23 lakh personnel were on the rolls while the remaining 2.82 lakh posts are vacant.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Naveen Patnaik writes to Piyush Goyal for realignment of Balasore-Digha rail project

The project, sanctioned in 2011, has not kicked off yet due of land acquisition issues in neighbouring West Bengal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.

published on : 21st January 2019

Union Minister Piyush Goyal sends pads for woman on train

However, some said it was unfortunate that one had to use Twitter or social media to seek necessities like sanitary napkins.

published on : 21st January 2019

'Kulhads' at railway stations to make comeback 15 years after they were first introduced

Under the Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana, the government has been distributing electric wheels to potters to increase their productivity.

published on : 20th January 2019

Need better and accurate data on jobs and skilling: Coal and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal

The minister emphasised the need for focusing on sectors like tourism, health care and transportation which has the potential to create huge job opportunities in the country.

published on : 20th January 2019

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy writes to Centre for Malnad-Karavalli railway line

In a letter to Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, the CM has said survey work for the line in Malnad has been completed.

published on : 19th January 2019

Cabinet nod for regularising pay of executives in 4 hydro PSUs

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave the green light for the regularisation of pay scales of over 5,000 executives in four state-run hydro power companies — NHPC, NEEPCO, THDC India and SJVNL.

published on : 17th January 2019

MoS Railways dubs RPF as 'toothless', demands more power for it

Railways MoS Manoj Sinha with RPF DG Arun Kumar pushed for handing over the registration, enquiry and detection of passenger-related crimes on board running trains to the force.

published on : 16th January 2019

Cabinet approves Rs 3,600 crore for setting up 13 central varsities

The minister said the move will increase access to higher education and set exemplary standards for other universities to emulate.

published on : 16th January 2019

Piyush Goyal prepares for partner hunt in Tamil Nadu; Panneerselvam talks of mega alliance

Though informal talks have been going on between the AIADMK and the BJP on alliance, the leaders of both parties are keeping the cards close to their chests.

published on : 15th January 2019

Despite government efforts, trains still running late

The fall comes at a time when Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has issued directions to ensure that train runs on time.

published on : 14th January 2019

Govt to replace all long distance trains with modern coaches

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal assured the House that the government will implement "whatever announcements have been made with regard to introduction of more trains."

published on : 4th January 2019

Coal ministry increases fuel supply to power plants

Earlier, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy met Coal Minister Piyush Goyal to ensure immediate supply of coal to Raichur Thermal Power Station.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Railways Ministery seeks action against ‘errant’ OSD who cast aspersions on Piyush Goyal

Kumar is the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Jitendra Singh, who holds multiple portfolios, including minister of state in the Prime Minister’s Office and for Development of North Eastern Region.

published on : 2nd January 2019
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