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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Profile, Life & Education, Political Career

 

 

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Profile, Life & Education, Political Career

Piyush Goyal full name 'Piyush Vedprakash Goyal' is an Indian politician from Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). Currently, he is serving as Minister of Railways and MoS of Coal, Power and Renewable Energy of India.

Piyush Goyal was born on 13 June 1964 to Ved Prakash Goyal and Chandrakanta Goyal in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His father was a BJP treasurer and Union Minister for shipping in the Vajpayee government. His mother was a member of the Maharashtra legislative assembly.

Piyush Goyal took early education at Don Bosco High School, Mumbai; B.Com from Jai Hind College, Mumbai; L.L.B degree from H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, Government Law College, Mumbai and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi

Piyush Goyal Political Career 

Piyush Goyal was a chartered accountant by profession, before becoming a member of Rajya Sabha. He worked as an investment banker. Later, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 1984.

During his career as a member of BJP, he occupied many important positions. He was also the member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva 

Minister of Railways (3 September 2017)

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Power; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Coal; and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (27 May 2014 onwards)
Member, Committee on Provision of Computer Equipment to Members of Rajya Sabha (Aug. 2012 - May 2014)
Member, Standing Committee on Finance (Aug. 2010 - May 2014)
Elected to Rajya Sabha (July 2010)
National Treasurer, Bharatiya Janata Party (March 2010- May 2014)
Director (Government Nominee), State Bank of India (2004-2008)
Member, Task Force for Interlinking of Rivers, Government of India (2002-2004)
Director (Government Nominee), Bank of Baroda (2001-2004)

 


 

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