Goyal, who was in Thane as part of the BJP's day-long nationwide fast over the washout of the budget session of Parliament, spoke via-video conference with the representatives of the food and beverage industry to improve catering services on trains.
The terminal was built over 10 years, starting in 1878. It was designed on the late medieval Italian models and it was elevated to the status of a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2004.
Addressing a press conference, Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Veerappa Moily and Pawan Khera also questioned the silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on the matter.
"Coupled with all these 14 new lines and expansion that we are doing, we will be adding an ability to move much larger volumes and the freight corridor which we are focusing to implement on fast-track basis," the minister said.
Gandhi used the hashtag “PiyushGhotala” in his tweet, which also mentioned BJP president Amit Shah's son Jay Shah, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's son Shaurya Doval and fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi.
To promote cleaner and alternate use of coal, CIL is pursuing initiatives for setting up plants for gasification of coal and its further processing into downstream chemicals, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
With scores of agitating students bringing the rail service in the metropolis to a halt early this morning, the minister said all applicants should get a "fair and equal opportunity" to serve the country.
Goyal said that Indian Railways are working relentlessly on speed, safety, security and passenger amenities being provided over all the stations across the length and breadth of the country.
The Committee had a mandate of assessing the impact of flexi-fare scheme in its current form on railway revenue and on passengers — in terms of their choice of the railways as a means of transport with increased fare.
Goyal also alleged that the UPA government did a gross injustice to Madhya Pradesh in awarding railway projects.
Layover time is defined as the idle time of a train at the originating or terminating station before the commencement of journey.
Here's a look at day one of News18 Network event themed “From Take-Off to Triumph”, where ministers, top policymakers, industrialists and celebrities discussed India's growth story.
The government decision to auction coal mines for sale of dry-fuel in return will bring higher investment, create jobs and bring efficiency in the sector, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said.
In a meeting last week, the minister took review of the coal stock at various power plants and coal loading by Indian railways.
Goyal said 68 km of the 160 km suburban railway network will be elevated. In addition, the Railways would invest Rs 5,000 crore for upgrading the stations and for bringing in the most modern locomotives rail coaches.
Many corridors have been studied for the feasibility of bullet trains, such as the Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Kolkata and Bengaluru-Chennai routes.
A media report had last week said Debroy had sent a note to the PMO and Rail Bhawan asking the government to rethink the railways' 100 per cent electrification mission.
Without denying railways' junior minister Manoj Sinha's comments where he said that the railway station would be built as a replica of the Ram temple, Goyal said the design was yet to be finalised.
Private sector firms were only allowed to mine coal for use in their cement, steel, power and aluminium plants. Coal India Ltd (CIL) is the sole commercial miner with 80 percent market share.
While making the announcement, he also said that connecting naxal-affected areas through railways is the government's priority.
He said the development, once in place, would also help control crime and make train travel safer in the country
Piyush Goyal, the railway minister, announced the start of this recruitment drive talking about the Group C & D openings, through a tweet.
"Indian railways plans to have a bidding process to soon come out for expanding solar footprint of railways where NLC India Ltd is also having very aggressive plans and will be bidding very aggressively to try and get those contracts through the bidding process," the Railways Minister told reporters here.
The issues discussed also included understanding the socio-political and economic landscape, creating a sense of collective purpose and leveraging technology as a tool.
It is unclear how long these projects have been pending, but the ministry seeks to complete a major part of them in this financial year