Who is the current railway minister of India? In today’s post, we will discuss this subject as many times in the exam asked about Railway Ministers. Therefore, it is a very important question in terms of competitive examination. Let us know about the Railway Minister of India.

Railway Minister

Who is the current railway minister of India

The current railway minister of India is Mr Piyush Goyal who was sworn as the Railway Minister of India on September 3, 2017. Piyush Goyal is the 39th Railway Minister of India who has received this title after Suresh Prabhu. Piyush Goyal is from BJP.

We want to convey to you that Piyush Goyal is the Railway Minister of India as well as India’s Finance Minister. It is due to the Minister of Finance Mr Arun Jaitley’s poor health problem. He is currently removed from this post and for some time Piyush Goyal has been given this additional charge.

Apart from being Minister of Finance and Minister of Railways, Piyush Goyal is the minister of coal, Minister of the corporate affair, Minister of new and renewable energy.

General information about railway ministry

Ministry of Railways is a ministry that controls the construction and transportation of any train that runs in India. Indian railway is currently the fourth largest railway network in the world, which is spread over 1,23,407 kilometres. About 2.35 crore people travel in India every day by railway operations.

Indian Railways have the highest number of employees in the whole world, of which around 1.3 million employees work and headquarters is located in New Delhi. In India, the railway started on May 8, 1845, Now there is no such state in India that there is no network of the railway.

Railway Minister of India – List of Rel Mantri of India

SL.  Name      Term of office
1. Asaf Ali : 2 September 1946 14 – August 1947 (Interim govt)
2. John Mathai : 15 August 1947 – 22 September 1948
3. N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar: 22 September 1948 – 13 May 1952
4. Lal Bahadur Shastri : 13 May 1952 – 7 December 1956
5. Jagjivan Ram:  7 December 1956 – 10 April 1962
6. Swaran Singh : 10 April 1962 – 21 September 1963
7. H. C. Dasappa : 21 September 1963 – 8 June 1964
8. S. K. Patil : 9 June 1964 – 12 March 1967
9. C. M. Poonacha : 13 March 1967 – 14 February 1969
10. Ram Subhag Singh : 14 February 1969 – 4 November 1969
11. Panampilli Govinda Menon: 4 November 1969 – 18 February 1970
12. Gulzarilal Nanda : 18 February 1970 – 17 March 1971
13. K. Hanumanthaiya : 18 March 1971 – 22 July 1972
14. T. A. Pai : 23 July 1972 – 4 February 1973
15. Lalit Narayan Mishra : 5 February 1973 – 2 January 1975
16. Kamalapati Tripathi : 11 February 1975 – 23 March 1977
17. Madhu Dandavate : 26 March 1977 – 28 July 1979
18. T. A. Pai : 30 July 1979 – 13 January 1980
19. Kamalapati Tripathi : 14 January 1980 – 12 November 1980
20. Kedar Pandey : 12 November 1980 – 14 January 1982
21. Prakash Chandra Sethi : 15 January 1982 – 2 September 1982
22. A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury : 2 September 1982 – 31 December 1984
23. Bansi Lal : 31 December 1984 – 4 June 1986
24. Mohsina Kidwai : 24 June 1986 – 21 October 1986
25. Madhavrao Scindia : 22 October 1986 – 1 December 1989
26. George Fernandes : 5 December 1989 – 10 November 1990
27. Janeshwar Mishra : 21 November 1990 – 21 June 1991
28. C. K. Jaffer Sharief : 21 June 1991 – 16 October 1995
29. Ram Vilas Paswan : 1 June 1996 – 19 March 1998
30. Nitish Kumar : 19 March 1998 – 5 August 1999
31. Ram Naik : 6 August 1999 – 12 October 1999
32. Mamata Banerjee : 13 October 1999 – 15 March 2001
33. Nitish Kumar : 20 March 2001 –  22 May 2004
34. Lalu Prasad Yadav : 23 May 2004 – 25 May 2009
35. Mamata Banerjee : 26 May 2009 – 19 May 2011
36. Dinesh Trivedi : 12 July 2011 – 14 March 2012
37. Mukul Roy : 20 March 2012 – 21 September 2012
38. C. P. Joshi : 22 September 2012 – 28 October 2012
39. Pawan Kumar Bansal : 28 October 2012 – 10 May 2013
40. C. P. Joshi 11 : May 2013 16 – June 2013
41. Mallikarjun Kharge : 17 June 2013 – 25 May 2014
42. D. V. Sadananda Gowda : 26 May 2014 – 9 November 2014
43. Suresh Prabhu : 10 November 2014 – 3 September 2017
44. Piyush Goyal : 3 September 2017 – Incumbent

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