Goyal, who also holds the Union finance portfolio, said the Modi government has increased the railway capex, unlike the previous governments.
He said that the past Congress-led UPA government had proposed an 18 percent single GST slab looking at the tax collections and concessions given to the poor.
Once the resolution plan is approved, the lead bank would be responsible to execute the plan.
RBI Governor Urjit Patel had spoken critically of the ownership structure of PSBs saying regulatory powers are "not" ownership neutral as RBI's powers over PSBs are "weaker than" those over the private sector banks.
A road overbridge, built in 1971, collapsed near the eastern side of the Andheri railway station and some parts of it fell on rail tracks, disrupting train services.
"The streets are flooded, citizens stranded, bridges collapsing...Civic governance has collapsed. My thoughts are with the citizens of Mumbai. Stay safe!" Gandhi tweeted.
He said the revenues from Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the current fiscal is expected to exceed Rs 13 lakh crore as the full benefits of electronic way of e-way bill starts flowing in.
He further said the government would start a three-digit consumer helpline number to enable them to lodge complaint against erring traders or any other kind of tax evasion. Touted as the biggest indirect tax reform since Independence, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was rolled out last year on July 1.
Goods and Services Tax (GST) was rolled out in the intervening night of June 30 and July 1, last year, in a ceremony held in the Central Hall of Parliament.
West Central Railway, Central Railway, Eastern Railway and South East Central Railway aggregating 11,545 route kilometers have now become Unmanned Level Crossings (UMLC) free on broad gauge route.
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said the government would start getting details about bank accounts of Indians in Switzerland from next year under a bilateral tax treaty.
The rupee closed at an all-time low of 68.79 on Thursday due to multiple headwinds, including concerns over inflation and weak global cues.
Responding to queries on the steep fall in rupee, the minister also said appropriate steps would be taken after consultations with all stakeholders after taking into account global factors.
Money parked by Indians in Swiss banks rose over 50 per cent to CHF 1.01 billion (Rs 7,000 crore) in 2017, reversing a three-year downward trend amid India's clampdown on suspected black money stashed there.
India will set up a 4.4-million-tonnes SPR at Chandikhol in Odisha, and a 2.5-million-tonnes facility at Padur in Karnataka.
"In the long-term, the rupee will be stable; we are at safe wicket as far as the rupee is considered," Goyal told a session at the AIIB's annual meetings.
Against this backdrop, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said there is a new thrust being given to further strengthen management practices and improve operational efficiencies of the airline.
"Infrastructure creation requires USD 4.5 trillion in investments over the next 10 years, Goyal said at a panel of governors at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's (AIIB) two-day annual summit that began here.
"Our banking system is now poised for very good times ahead," he told reporters on the eve of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)'s maiden annual summit being held here, when asked about the two meetings he had with bankers on dud loans resolution.
Addressing the concluding day of the two-day UK-India Leadership Conclave in Latimer in Buckinghamshire via a live video-link from Delhi, Goyal, who is also the Minister for Railways and Coal, also predicted that the BJP would win over 300 seats in the 2019 general election and clinch a majority with its coalition partners.
He cited reports that Rohith Vemula's mother had accused Indian Union Muslim League, a Kerala-based party, of not giving her the promised Rs 20 lakh to attend political rallies where false allegations against the BJP were levelled.
"With the current action plans on anvil for 100 per cent electrification, coupled with renewable strategies, Indian Railways will become a net zero carbon emitter by 2030. However, it is always a team which needs to work in partnership, with a collective effort of working towards a common goal," he said.
The PMO’s website, last updated on May 14, 2018, shows Arun Jaitley as ‘Minister without Portfolio’.
In all heads of 13 PSBs will participate in the meeting to discuss the way forward for the Indian Banking system, they said.
The revenue deficit was 2.65 per cent of the GDP. In absolute terms, the fiscal deficit was Rs 5.91 lakh crore, or 99.5 per cent, of the Budget estimates.