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Sep 05, 2017
RK Singh takes over as power minister, vows to extend 'good work' by Piyush GoyalPower Minister RK Singh said on Tuesday he would complete the 'good work' started by his predecessor Piyush Goyal and realise the vision of the prime minister
Aug 22, 2017
Piyush Goyal posts wrong photo of 'illuminated' Indian streets, Twitterati call it outUnion power minister Piyush Goyal found himself in the centre of a schooling session by Twitter users on appropriate image usage following his tweet lauding the government's effort to illuminate Indian streets.
Aug 16, 2017
Power distribution companies save Rs 15,000 cr under UDAY scheme, says govtThe Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) was launched in November, 2015 and has completed more than 18 months of operation
Jun 22, 2017
GST from 1 July: Union Minister Piyush Goyal says no possibility of power tariff hike post new tax regimeThe power ministry will make an analysis on the basis of tax collection before and after implementation of GST to find out if the new tax rates are "inordinately" high or not
Apr 11, 2017
IAS officer Ashok Khemka admonishes Piyush Goyal for trampling on dignity of his officersIAS offcier Ashok Khemka, the anti-corruption crusader known for being transfered 47 times in his 25 years of bureaucratic career on Tuesday tweeted about a video where Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal is seen warning officials in his ministry to refrain from indulging in any kind of corruption.
Dec 13, 2016
'Kiren Rijiju did no wrong', says Power Ministry, rushing to his defenceSpringing to the defence of minister Kiran Rijiju, the Power Ministry has said payments to a contractor of power plant in Arunachal Pradesh were released even before the minister forwarded a representation for the same
Sep 06, 2016
Greenpeace India questions govt's decision to sustain 'obsolete and polluting' coal industryOn Tuesday Greenpeace India questioned the Centre's decision to sustain an "obsolete and polluting" coal industry, saying renewable energy holds the potential to meet the energy needs through clean options.
Apr 03, 2016
Government exploring ways to fast-track rural electrificationThe government is exploring ways to fast-track rural electrification in Odisha, Bihar, Arunachal, Jharkhand Assam, which have most un-electrified villages.
Feb 09, 2016
Track and field and money: Govt pledges Rs 140 cr to prepare 100 Olympians in next 10 yearsThe Power Ministry has pledged to spend around Rs 140 crore through public sector undertakings under its administration to prepare 100 sports persons for the Olympics in the next 10 years.
Jan 22, 2016
PM Modi plans to get his mojo back? Move Arun Jaitley to defence, Piyush Goyal to finance, says ReutersPiyush Goyal has turned around state-run Coal India, tackled chronic power shortages and backed renewable sources of energy