Piyush Goyal is new Railways minister, replaces Suresh Prabhu

Piyush Goyal is new Railways minister, replaces Suresh Prabhu

NEW DELHI: Power minister Piyush Goyal, newly elevated to cabinet rank, was on Sunday given charge of the railway ministry.
Goyal replaces Suresh Prabhu who had offered to resign after a spate of train accidents in the last month.
Analysts said the BJP leadership felt Goyal has done a competent job in implementing reforms in the power and coal sectors.

Cabinet Reshuffle: Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister Who Convinced People To ‘Give It Up’, Gets Promoted

Dharmendra Pradhan performed well in a scheme close to PM Modi – Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana – through which LPG connections have been provided to 2.5 crore people.

Cabinet Reshuffle: Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister Who Convinced People To ‘Give It Up’, Gets Promoted

Like another Minister of State who has been elevated to Cabinet rank Piyush Goyal, Pradhan’s political career has also risen steeply in the BJP. He is perceived to have worked well with the twin responsibilities of an MoS and a party worker.

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