Huge opportunities for businesses in railways: Piyush Goyal
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said that the private sector can look at an elevated corridor along the national highways as land procurement would not be a challenge there. The minister also said that on Sunday, railways were able to move about 95 per cent of the freight that it did on June 21 last year.
June exports data to reflect faster recovery: Piyush Goyal
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Amit Shah, S Jaishankar, Piyush Goyal meet amid standoff
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June exports have reached 80% level of last year: Piyush Goyal
On the issue of foreign direct investment (FDI), he said India has opened up almost everything but there are concerns on opening overseas investment in multi-brand retail. Goyal said the mom and pop stores have ensured that demand for essentials has been met during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
Export performance to improve in May, June: Piyush Goyal
“While April was a washout with a 60% decline, the fall in exports in May will be 30-35%,” Goyal said at the Digital Summit on Exports organised by CII via video conferencing.
Shun over-dependence on imports, certain geographies, deliver affordable products: Piyush Goyal tells industry
Calling upon industry to shun over-dependence on imports and certain geographies, as this leads to long-term dire consequences, Goyal exhorted them to make in India, use indigenous resources and skilled manpower, produce quality products, and use the economies of scale to deliver affordable products.
Indian economy is bound to revive soon: Piyush Goyal
“Things are looking up, and revival is in the air,” Goyal was quoted saying in an official statement after his virtual meeting with industry and trade associations.
Exports improving, down by 36 pc in May: Piyush Goyal
"I am happy to share with you that in May, things have drastically improved and from the position of 60 per cent down in April, the May data shows that our overall exports have been down 36 per cent," Goyal said in a webinar. He said the contraction rate is coming down despite the fact that the country was under lockdown during large part of May.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal's mother, senior BJP leader, dies in Mumbai
Chandrakanta Goyal was a corporator in Mumbai for one term after the Emergency. Later, she represented the BJP from the Matunga Assembly constituency in Mumbai for three terms.
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal asks developers to sell properties at reduced rates
“If any of you here feels that government will be able to finance in such a way that you can hold longer and wait for the market to improve, market is not improving in a hurry. Things are seriously stressed and your best bet is to sell,” Goyal said in a video conference organized by developers’ body NAREDCO.
Commerce minister Piyush Goyal asks developers to sell properties at reduced rates
The government is trying to offer some concession in ready reckoner rates, but regardless of that happening, the minister suggested that developers will have to sell their stock.
Government in talks with over 600 global investors: Piyush Goyal
“Many countries are protecting their domestic industry from opportunistic takeover at a time when valuations are down. It is good if you can bring some restrictions so that companies do not get into hands of certain buyers who would exploit the situation,” Goyal said in an interview.
Govt has priorities, limitations; can't be seen providing support all time: Piyush Goyal
Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday told services exporters that the government has priorities and limitations, and can’t be seen giving support all the time.
Government has decided to disinvest in certain pharma PSUs: Piyush Goyal
During his interaction with the captains of the pharmaceutical industry, and office-bearers of the pharma associations through the video conference, he also said that the country should become Aatmanirbhar in Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API).
QCI, GeM should join hands to ensure products on portal are quality-certified: Piyush Goyal
Goyal said the quality evaluation and certification should be rational, transparent, reliable, free from any manipulation or malpractices and the quality standards should be of high class and implementable.
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