In the past six months, amid the COVID-19 lockdown, the Indian Railway has loaded 836 rakes of automobiles against 731 rakes in the previous year.
Currently, Goyal is the Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry.
The total route length of the project is 16.6 km consisting of 12 stations, Goyal said, briefing reporters on the Cabinet decision.
Addressing a webinar organised by the EXIM Bank on Saturday, Goyal said sectors having the potential to become globally competitive needed to be identified.
Goyal also flagged off the first train from the new station to Salt Lake Sector-V, and said the entire stretch of the corridor is likely to be completed by December 2021.
Goyal said this is an indicator of the "rapid recovery" of the Indian economy as it surpasses pre-COVID-19 levels across parameters.
Piyush Goyal said the government has opened up defence manufacturing for the domestic industry in a much bigger way and coal mining for commercial engagement.
In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal said the complaints were being dealt with by the concerned departments.
Piyush Goyal also urged the UK to pick up 40-50 items and look at an early harvest deal with India, which will be WTO compliant.
The NCP chief told the minister that the export ban will "hurt" India's image as a "reliable" supplier of the commodity in the international market.
State Health Secretaries and Industries Secretaries of the seven states also participated in the meeting and discussed ways to ensure adequate oxygen availability in all healthcare facilities and unrestricted intra- and inter-state movement of oxygen, the statement stated. Union Minister for Commerce and Industry and Railways Piyush Goyal addressed them.
Talking further about FTAs, Goyal said the ministry is "now looking at reviewing and renewing" all old trade agreements to bring symmetry and more balanced trade.
RRB NTPC exam date has been declared. The railway recruitment 2020 exams for three categories -- non technical popular category, isolated and ministerial, and Level 1: track maintainer, points man and various other level 1 categories will begin from December 15. The exam schedule will be out soon.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government wants companies to reduce imports, increase domestic production and play a bigger role in the global supply chain in an effort to make the country more self-reliant.
India and the US are negotiating a deal to iron out differences on trade issues to boost economic ties. Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal also claimed that the deal is near ready.
The issue was discussed during the 17th ASEAN-India Economic Ministers Consultations meet held virtually on August 29
Following concerns raised by the PMO, Goyal in letters to the chief ministers of Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab, West Bengal, Haryana, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Jharkhand has highlighted how the dedicated freight corridor has been facing "long-pending issues" which have remained "unresolved".
The IIS portal is a GIS-enabled database of industrial areas/clusters across the states.
Piyush Goyal said that the Indian Railways will be a 100 percent electricity-driven rail network in coming years which would make it the largest such network in the world.
According to the details shared by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, the 327 km long rail line will pass through Dehradun, Pauri, Tehri Garhwal, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi.
In India's competitive auto market, top-selling carmakers Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai Motor's local unit pay millions of dollars in royalties to parent companies in Japan and South Korean for using their technology and brand to build and sell cars.
Goyal said India will have to plan its own measures whether it is by way of anti-dumping duty or some restrictions. "We will have to take equal and proportional measures to protect India's domestic manufacturing."
He said that "good" green shoots are visible in the economy and exports have shown a "good" turnaround.
India's long-term commitment to supporting Japanese allyship in building South Asian states’ infrastructure has been reaffirmed post-COVID-19