Piyush Goyal Current Affairs - 2019

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7th RCEP Ministerial Meeting commence in Bangkok from 8-10 September

The 7th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meeting of 10 members of ASEAN countries and their six FTA (free trade agreement) partners is being held in Bangkok, Thailand from 8-10 September 2019. Key Highlights of Meet Participants: Along with 7th RCEP Ministerial Meeting 7th East Asia Economic Ministers Summit and 16th ASEAN India Economic Read More…

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Indian Railways conducting trials of Tri-Netra technology

Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal during Question Hour informed Rajya Sabha members that Indian Railways is conducting TRI-NETRA (Terrain Imaging for Drivers Infrared, Enhanced, Optical & Radar Assisted) technology for detecting obstructions on tracks. Key Highlights Background: First in 2002-03 India Railways has developed a modern technology and tried it extensively but it was Read More…

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G20 Ministerial meeting on Trade and Digital Economy

G20 Ministerial meeting on Trade and Digital Economy is being held from 8 June- 9 June 2019 in Japanese city of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Tsukuba is Japan’s one of main academic and research centers. Key Highlights Background: Japan has assumed its 1st ever rotating presidency in G20 thus a series of various ministerial meetings Read More…

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Indians in the list of World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy for 2019

Apolitical, a peer to peer learning platform for governments has released the list of World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy for 2019. The list celebrates politicians, civil servants, academics and activists who have contributed immensely towards raising awareness and bringing change for the cause of environment and climate. Indians’ in the list Union Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal awarded Carnot Prize

The Union Minister of Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal has been awarded the Carnot Prize 2018 for the transformational changes brought by him during his tenure as Union Minister of Power. Piyush Goyal during his tenure as Union Minister of Power, coal, new and renewable energy, and mines brought in transformational changes in the Power Read More…

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NRTI: India’s first Railway University in Vadodara dedicated to Nation

On 15 December 2018, Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has dedicated India’s first railway university to the Nation in Vadodara. The Railway University will be first of its kind institution in the nation and the third in the world after Russia and China. It is named as the National Rail and Transportation Institution (NRTI). It Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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IR-BMS: Indian Railways launches consolidated Bridge Management System

Indian Railways has launched its first consolidated Bridge Management System (IR-BMS), a web-enabled IT application to store data on its 1.5 lakh bridges. It was launched by Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal days after bridge in Mumbai collapsed on a railway track. Bridge Management System (IR-BMS) The IR-BMS aims for meaningful assimilation, analysis and dissemination Read More…

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