Piyush Goyal Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Children, Biography & More

Some Lesser Known Facts About Piyush Goyal

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Bio
Full NamePiyush Vedprakash Goyal
Political Party Bhartiya Janata Party
ProfessionPolitician
Political Journey• From 2002-2004, appointed as a member of Task Force for interlinking of rivers.

• Became the National Treasurer of BJP in 2010; was elected the member of Rajya Sabha the same year.

• Became the member of Committee on 'Provision of Computers' to members of Rajya Sabha from 2012 onward.

• Took charge as the Minister of State for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy in May 2014.

• Replaced Suresh Prabhu as the Minister of Railways in September 2017.
Physical Stats & More
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg

in pounds- 154 lbs
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm

in meters- 1.78 m

in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown
Personal Life
Age (as in 2017)53 Years
Date of Birth13 June 1964
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CasteVaishya (Bania)
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
FamilyFather- Late Shri Vedprakash Goyal (Politician)
Piyush Goyal father Ved Prakash Goyal
Mother- Chandrakanta Goyal (Politician)
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
AddressC 1/12, Pandara Park, New Delhi 110003
Educational QualificationDegree in Law from Mumbai University

Certification in Chartered Accountancy (C.A.)
CollegeJai Hind College, Mumbai

H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai

Government Law College, Mumbai

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi
SchoolDon Bosco High School, Mumbai
HobbiesReading
DebutIn 1984, when he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Favourite Things
Favourite Politician Narendra Modi
Girls, Affairs and More
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateDecember 1, 1991
Wife/SpouseSeema Goyal (Social Worker)
ChildrenSon- Dhruv Goyal (works in New York)
Daughter- Radhika Goyal (student of Harvard University, USA)
Style Quotient
Money Factor
Net Worth INR 25 Crore
Salary (as in 2017)INR 50,000, + Other allowances
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  • Piyush Goyal was a splendid understudy amid his more youthful days. He was the all-India second rank holder in his CA exam.
  • While his dad, Ved Prakash, filled in as the BJP treasurer, his mom, Chandrakanta, filled in as an individual from the Maharashtra authoritative get together. The previous likewise assumed responsibility as the Union Minister for delivery in the Vajpayee government.
  • Before entering the field of governmental issues, Goyal was an outstanding venture investor. Truth be told, he was delegated as the Director (government chosen one) twice for Public Sector Banks, similar to Bank of Baroda (2001-2004) and SBI (2004-2008).
  • A donor on a basic level, he, alongside his better half, Seema, has been a piece of various social-welfare programs. The NGOs, with which he essentially works, go for giving free instruction to the lower segments of the general public and the physically handicapped.
  • Amid the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, Goyal had a necessary impact in completing BJP’s promoting efforts.
  • He was the clergyman in-sitting tight for the then President of the United States, Barack Obama, amid the last’s India visit in January 2015.
  • As the Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, he had apparently zapped 13,134 towns out of aggregate 18,452 by April 2017.
  • To help resuscitate obligation ridden control DISCOMS in the nation, Goyal propelled the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) in 2015. What’s more, under his residency, the administration’s objective of creating 20,000 MW of sun oriented power by 2022 was overhauled to 1,00,000 MW (100 GW).
  • Goyal has taken an interest in various initiative projects at eminent colleges, similar to Yale University (2011), Oxford University (2012) and Princeton University (2013).

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