27 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Union Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal today assured that by 2019, every household in India will be electrified. Goyal gave the assurance while addressing the Jagran Forum event.
19 May 2016
New Delhi: Trying to make things quicker and hassle-free, the power ministry is going the distance by approaching people with a simple half-page application for a new connection, rather than waiting for them to apply, Minister Piyush Goyal yesterday said.
04 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Government will meet its target of electrifying 18,452 villages by March next year, much ahead of the May 2018 deadline as over a third of the task has been completed already, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said.
20 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Supporting Finance Ministry's disinvestment plan for public sector undertakings, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said his ministry will not reduce the government's stake in power sector PSUs below 51 percent.
20 Dec 2015
New Delhi: To ensure that businesses do not suffer due to delay in the GST bill passage, the government will "find another way" to bring the benefits of the law to the industry, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said today.
02 Jun 2016
Mumbai: Amidst renewed speculation about elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress president, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said any such development will only strengthen BJP's resolve for a 'Congress-mukt Bharat'.
01 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Government yesterday expressed hope that it may auction four ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) in the next fiscal.
23 Mar 2016
Pratapgarh: Slamming the Samajwadi Party government for accusing the Centre of not helping the Uttar Pradesh out of its power woes, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the state had failed to address the issue despite receiving adequate assistance.
29 Aug 2015
Kolkata: The Centre needs to rationalise the prices of certain grades of coal as per gross calorific value (GCV) but there is no need to align them to international rates, Union Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said here today.
24 Aug 2015
Patna: Even as Nitish Kumar government today claimed improvement in power scenario in Bihar through full page advertisements in newspapers, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal trashed it saying the poll-bound state's power production is nothing but "zero".