Piyush Goyal appointed Leader of House in Rajya Sabha
He has also held the additional charge of the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs twice in 2018 and 2019.In 2014, he joined the Modi government as Minister of State Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New Renewable Energy 2014-2017, and Mines 2016-17.Prior to joining the government, Goyal was the BJPs treasurer for four years.
Congratulating Goyal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted, ''I am confident that Piyush bhai, with his dedication, abilities and energy, will become a strong voice for the BJP in Rajya Sabha'' and strengthen the resolve to work for the welfare of the poor under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Earlier he was the Minister of Railways and Coal (2017-19). He has also held the additional charge of the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs twice in 2018 and 2019.
In 2014, he joined the Modi government as Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy (2014-2017), and Mines (2016-17).
Prior to joining the government, Goyal was the BJP's treasurer for four years. The party has been utilising his services in general elections since 1991 and all elections since 2004.
In the 2019 elections, Goyal was a member of the Manifesto and Publicity Committees.
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