Piyush Goyal is a prominent Indian Politician & the current Railway, Coal Minister in the Government of India. He is Currently a member of Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra and earlier he served as the National Treasurer of BJP. On 23 January 2019, he has taken a temporary charge of the Finance Ministry in the absence of Arun Jaitley who is in the US for the medical treatment Check out Piyush Goyal Wiki, Age, Height, Education, Career, Family, Wife, Caste, Biography & More.
Piyush Goyal Wiki/Bio:
Real Name: Piyush Vedprakash Goyal
Date of Birth: 13 June 1964
Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Political Party: Bhartiya Janata Party
Piyush Goyal Education:
He did schooling from Don Bosco High School, Matunga & completed his Graduation in B.com from H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. He also did LLB from Government Law College, Mumbai and Charted Accountancy from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi.
He secured all India second rank in Chartered Accountant.
Piyush Goyal Career:
At the initial stage of career, he started to work with commercial banks from 2001 to 2004. He joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 1984. He was also the member of the Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha.
During his 28 years long political career, he served many important positions in the BJP. He was elected from Maharashtra for the Rajya Sabha on 3 June 2016.
Currently, he is the minister of Railways and Minister of Coal in the Indian Government. Earlier, he was the Minister of State with Independent Charge for New and Renewable Energy, Power, Coal. He became the Railway Minister on 3 September 2017.
On 23 January 2019, he was temporarily given charge of Ministry of Finance in the absence of Arun Jaitley who is in the US for the medical treatment.
Apart from Politics, he is also an investment banker and also actively involved with many several NGO’s.
Piyush Goyal Age, Height, Weight:
Piyush Goyal is 54 Years old (As of 2018). He is 5 Feet 10 inches Tall while his weight is on around 75 Kg’s (165.35 Pounds).
Piyush Goyal Family & Caste:
He belongs to a Vaishya (Bania) Upper-class family. His father Late Shri “Ved Prakash Goyal” who served as a Union Minister for shipping in the BJP and his mother Chandrakanta Goel who was three times MLA from Maharashtra.
Piyush Goyal Wife:
He married to Seema Goyal, who is a social worker by profession. They have two children