Best Quotes by Piyush Goyal

By | July 21, 2018

The speed of decision making is the essence of good governance.

Piyush Goyal

Renewable energy is not more expensive than fossil fuel when you factor in life-cycle costs.

Piyush Goyal

Electricity can transform people’s lives, not just economically but also socially.

Piyush Goyal

I like to set aggressive targets; without them, you will get ordinary performances.

Piyush Goyal

Even a poor man doesn’t ask alms unless he sees you have the ability to give.

Piyush Goyal

I have told many times I am always a student willing to learn new things.

Piyush Goyal

A visionary leadership is required to harness rapid technological change for positive benefit rather than allowing to become disruptive and further exacerbate economic inequality.

Piyush Goyal

Gujarat under Narendra Modi has focused on good governance in the power sector and implemented long-term reforms as opposed to the short-term and anarchic methods adopted by Sheila Dikshit and Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi.

Piyush Goyal

Productive and sustainable job creation, along with increased and better-targeted social expenditure, are the only routes to permanently beat the poverty trap and to bring our social indicators on par with developed countries.

Piyush Goyal

I can’t inject renewables into a grid that doesn’t have base load.

Piyush Goyal

It’s equal opportunity for all, and we don’t play favourites.

Piyush Goyal

I don’t get carried away by any praise; I know I have miles to go.

Piyush Goyal

We can learn from all around the world. Germany, particularly, has been successful with rooftop solar generation. Other countries like Norway and Sweden have done work on it. Some of them have done offshore wind projects. So we’re looking at learning from the best from all across the world. My approach is to get the best out of each one.

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I believe if we simplify the process of tariff-fixing with lesser tariff slabs and rationalise the process, it will reduce corruption, and simultaneously, it will enable supply of adequate and cheap power to the poor as well as to farmers.

Piyush Goyal

When you give a good offer, people take it.

Piyush Goyal

Very often, state utilities do not buy electricity even if they need it, as every unit purchased increases their losses.

Piyush Goyal

You only expect something from somebody you have confidence can deliver.

Piyush Goyal

In New York, lights are on the whole night; there are offices where not a single person is working, but all lights are on. The street lights at the White House are lit all the day. Why? And we are being told not to use coal.

Piyush Goyal

It is important to take into account the total power cost borne by consumers after taking into account what they spend on inverters and gensets.

Piyush Goyal

Use of energy-efficient LEDs, pumps, fans, and air-conditioners will save power consumption and reduces the peak load.

Piyush Goyal

I don’t want projects to take 10 years to set up. That adds to the cost.

Piyush Goyal

If inflation is brought down, interest rates will fall. Once rates fall, we have the opportunity to maybe achieve the goal of ‘housing for all’ faster; take roads, infrastructure to India’s interiors.

Piyush Goyal

24/7 power is going to happen; it is not a question of possible or impossible.

Piyush Goyal

Ramifications of small decisions can be pretty large.

Piyush Goyal

Extra capacity makes manufacturing competitive, keeps pricing in control.

Piyush Goyal

I don’t interfere with regulators.

Piyush Goyal

There is no room any more for the divisive agenda which has been sought to be foisted on the common man.

Piyush Goyal

Of course we have to use coal… the renewable energy sources will supplement the supply from coal.

Piyush Goyal

People of India deserve to be complimented for making the 2014 elections a referendum on the misrule of the Congress-led UPA and demonstrating their faith in a proven new leadership.

Piyush Goyal

I am an optimist.

Piyush Goyal

Anyone leaving the Congress’ camp and joining – or even indirectly praising – the BJP-led NDA coalition immediately stands the risk of losing this Congress-issued certificate of secularism. It is a travesty!

Piyush Goyal

In most riots in India, Congress has had a direct or indirect involvement. History bears this out.

Piyush Goyal

Reaping political dividends out of tragedies is deeply engrained in the Congress’ DNA.

Piyush Goyal

India’s infrastructure deficit in terms of roads, railways, power, and ports needs to be addressed on a fast-track basis.

Piyush Goyal

We aim to encourage investments that ease our supply-side bottlenecks, such as rural roads, cold-storage, and grain-warehouses, which will also help us combat inflation.

Piyush Goyal

Reforms ensure that everybody benefits and the state generates financial resources to provide for the really deserving.

Piyush Goyal

By using LED bulbs, one can contribute, in their way, to overcome global warming.

Piyush Goyal

If India moves towards 100 percent LED lighting, we will reduce almost 79 million tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This will also reduce the electricity bills of people.

Piyush Goyal

You can’t sell thermal power without the competitive bidding.

Piyush Goyal

India has been developing its green energy resources.

Piyush Goyal

We have been working towards providing a clean environment to the people of India, and we are doing it out of our own conviction.

Piyush Goyal

Unless you empower your domestic investor and domestic industry and domestic confidence in the sector, no foreigner is going to come.

Piyush Goyal

Cost-plus is an inefficient way to do things.

Piyush Goyal

Allocating coal linkage to a generating company rather than to a specific plant gives companies the freedom to use the fuel in the most efficient way.

Piyush Goyal

States are the architects of UDAY, not the central government.

Piyush Goyal

Transparency is the hallmark of Prime Minister Modi’s government.

Piyush Goyal

With transparency in renewables, the prices of renewables are coming down drastically.

Piyush Goyal

As India becomes more tax-compliant, government revenues will improve, and we will be able to serve the poor better. We can have better roads, healthcare, education, and improve the life of farmers.

Piyush Goyal

More taxes mean more money to spend for public welfare.

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Gujaratis are smart people.

Piyush Goyal

The Gujarat government knows what’s in the interest of consumers. When they plan, they ensure they can save every single rupee or earn every single rupee for the state government and bring power at lowest cost to the consumer. They are tightfisted in their approach.

Piyush Goyal

When a product is market driven, it should be able to pay for all its raw materials at market prices.

Piyush Goyal

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