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Indian Railways Will Be Fully Electrified By 2023 Says Piyush Goyal

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By 2023 Indian railways will be fully electrified and by 2030 the Indian Railways will use only renewable and clean energy, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal stated in the 3rd edition of India Energy Forum 2019 by CERAWeek in New Delhi.

During the discussions, Commerce and Industry Minister said that India has naturally emerged as the startup capital of the world with the highest registered startups and he applauded the suo moto decision of the oil PSUs, under the Petroleum Ministry, to set up a startup fund that will encourage Indians to innovate and set up their own companies. Piyush Goyal further said that India will soon become the innovation capital of the world and informed that during his interactions with young innovators, even in the remote parts of the country, youngsters come forth with bright ideas to solve number of economic and social problems that prevail in India today.

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First Published: Wed, October 16 2019. 14:54 IST
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