Tag Archives: Piyush Goyal

0% GST on Sanitary Napkins, Piyush Goyal announced

Central Government has withdrawn a controversial tax on sanitary napkins following a vocal campaign leg by social activists to encourage women education and empowerment. Last year, Arun Jaitley argued that if the GST for sanitary napkins is lowered to 0%, ‘there would be no Indian manufacturer left’. On Saturday, the Goods and Services Tax Council […]

India’s first bullet train: AIIB to invest $1.4 billion, says Piyush Goyal

“Environmental and social impact studies either have been completed or are near completion. I personally don’t see any stress in getting the land first bullet train project”, said Indian Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal. Even as arguments continue regarding the pipelined bullet train project on the routes of Maharashtra and Gujarat, Goyal today displayed confidence and […]

Vacuum toilets: A great initiative by Indian Railways

New Delhi: After mounting bio-toilets in almost all the train coaches, the Indian Railways is now looking forward to take a great initiative by replacing the bio-toilets with “upgraded” vacuum bio-toilets, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said. Sources reveal that the vacuum toilets will be odour-free and will cut down water usage by 1/20th. Additionally, these […]