|Name||Date of Birth||Profession|
|Piyush Prakash Goyal||June 13, 1964||Indian politician and the current Minister of Railways and Commerce|
Piyush Prakash Goyal is an Indian politician and the current Minister of Railways and Commerce in the Government of India. He was elevated to Cabinet Minister position on 3 September 2017.
About Piyush Goyal
Piyush Prakash Goyal (born 13 June 1964) is an Indian politician and the current Minister of Railways and Commerce in the Government of India. He was elevated to Cabinet Minister position on 3 September 2017. He is currently a Member of Parliament for Rajya Sabha from the state of Maharashtra and was earlier the National Treasurer of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He headed the BJP’s Information Communication Campaign Committee and oversaw the publicity and advertising campaign of the party including the social media outreach for the Indian General Elections 2014. Goyal is the 2018 Carnot Prize Recipient for distinguished contributions to energy policy. Piyush Goyal has been allocated the cabinet ministry for Narendra Modi led NDA government in May 2019. He is currently taking charge as Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry.
Facts about Piyush Goyal
- Not just once but the additional charge of Finance Ministry was held by him multiple times, Goyal took over the seat, hence he is also known as Modi’s man for all seasons.
- Piyush Goyal’s father Ved Prakash Goyal was a senior party leader and treasurer and helped party rise to power via oil machinery
- Right ahead of Budget 2019, Piyush Goyal was awarded the Carnot Prize for his contribution towards sustainable energy solutions by the University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday.