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Piyush Goyal takes charge of Ministry Of Textiles Minister of State for Textiles;Darshana Vikram Jardosh takes charge as Mos

NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal took charge of the Ministry of Textiles from the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani. The Minister of State for Textiles Darshana Vikram Jardosh also took charge. Addressing the media after taking charge, Goyal […]

Piyush Goyal dedicates 88 Railway projects in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh , West Bengal and Karnataka

NEW DELHI: Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Minister Piyush Goyal has inaugurated and dedicated a host of infrastructure projects, projects related to passenger amenities and facilities at various railway stations in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Karnataka through video conferencing. About 88 Railway projects were dedicated to […]

Amit Shah inaugurates new 4-lane Thaltej-Shilaj-Rancharda railway overbridge, built at a cost of Rs 55 crore

NEW DELHI: The Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the new 4-lane Thaltej-Shilaj-Rancharda railway overbridge, built at a cost of Rs 55 crore, in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat through video conferencing from New Delhi today. Several dignitaries including Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel were present at the programme. In his address on the occasion, […]

Narendra Modi announces Rs 1000 crore Startup India seed fund

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with startups and addressed ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’ via video conferencing. Ministers from BIMSTEC countries and Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goyal and Som Parkash were present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that the start-ups are changing the demographic characteristics of […]

Indian startup ecosystem has made big progress in last five years: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI: The two day ‘Prarambh’, Startup India International Summit begin in New Delhi today, with members of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries participating in the inaugural event. The Summit is being organizing by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, M/o Commerce & Industry, as a […]

India ushering in rapid structural reforms to become USD 5 trillion economy by 2025: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI: India is strengthening the entire ecosystem to achieve Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of becoming a USD 5 trillion economy by 2025 through rapid structural reforms, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday. Addressing the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas conference, the Commerce and Industry Minister said: “We are working simultaneously to bring about a […]

Under Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Sweden and India complement each other

NEW DELHI: India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal today said that India and Sweden should work together to build a more resilient & strong partnership. Speaking at the CEO Forum of India-Sweden strategic business partnership, he said that the year 2020 has been a challenging year, but let us convert this crisis into an […]

Rail services resume in Punjab, says Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the Indian Railways is going to commence services from and through Punjab as the farmer unions have announced complete lifting of blockades starting from the day. “After the postponement of the farmer movement on railway tracks and stations in Punjab from November 23, Indian Railways […]

India okays PLI scheme for 10 sectors, including auto, telecom

NEW DELHI: To give an impetus to the manufacturing sector, the Indian Cabinet on Wednesday approved a mega production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for 10 sectors. The total outlay has been pegged at Rs 1,45,980 crore. Announcing the decision, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the scheme would entail an expenditure of about Rs […]

Foundation stone laid for Tripura’s first Special Economic Zone

AGARTALA: Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb Friday laid the foundation stone for Tripuras first-ever Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Sabroom, the southernmost town of the state bordering Bangladesh. Deb said that with the SEZ, Sabroom, around 120 km from Agartala, would emerge as the commercial capital of the Northeast. He said the Ministry of Commerce […]

Indian Railway to soon link all Northeast state capitals, Bangladesh: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI: The Indian Railways are working on connecting capitals of all eight northeastern states and also executing a project to link up with Bangladesh’s railway networks to facilitate communication with other parts of India via the neighbouring country, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday. With the Centre’s focus on all-round development of the […]

India is working on clean energy mission with a collective mindset

NEW DELHI: India’s Commerce and Industry & Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has said that India is working on Clean energy mission with a collective mindset. Speaking at the Valedictory function of the First World Solar Technology Summit organized by International Solar Alliance (ISA) on Tuesday, Goyal said “The best part about India’s own engagement with […]

In the auto sector, we should move towards global dominance: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways Piyush Goyal has said that in the auto sector, we should move towards global dominance, in terms of auto components & automobiles. Addressing the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) annual convention today, he said “We are improving the scale & quality of what we […]

Allow phased opening of alcohol industry, online sales: CIBAC to Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI: Liquor manufacturing association CIBAC has urged Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal to allow phased opening of the alcoholic beverages industry which is facing financial stress and job losses due to the lockdown. In a letter to the commerce minister, the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC) said since the lockdown was […]

Piyush Goyal to lead delegation of five Chief Ministers, business leaders to Vladivostok

NEW DELHI: Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will lead a delegation of five chief ministers, including from Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, and business leaders to Vladivostok in Russia from August 11-13, an official statement said on Friday. The commerce ministry said the visit is aimed at exploring investment opportunities and strike close partnerships with […]

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