👉Piyush Vedprakash Goyal (born 13 June 1964) is an
Indian politician and the current Minister of Railways, Minister of
Commerce and Industry, and Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public
Distribution in the Government of India. He was elevated to the Cabinet
Minister position on 3 September 2017.
👉He is currently a Member of Parliament for Rajya
Sabha from the state of Maharashtra and the Deputy Leader of Rajya Sabha.
He 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
👉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,
Minister of Commerce and Industry, and Minister of Consumer Affairs,
Food and Public Distribution.