Piyush Vedprakash Goyal (born 13 June 1964) is an Indian politician. He is the current minister of Railways, Coal and Corporate Affairs 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.
He is the son of Late Shri Ved Prakash Goyal who had served as a Union Minister for shipping in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet and was also in Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) for a long time.His mother Chandrakanta Goel was a three time MLA from Maharashtra.
He has had a strong academic record - all-India second rank holder Chartered Accountant and second rank holder in Law in Mumbai University. He has participated in Leadership Programs at Yale University (2011), Oxford University (2012) and Princeton University(2013) and is currently pursuing the Owner / President Management (OPM) Program at Harvard Business School. He did his schooling from Don Bosco High School, Matunga.¥
He is married to Seema Goyal and they have two children, both of whom studied at Harvard University.
Goyal Piyush Vedprakash (Winner)
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