Stating that the country is now energy surplus and that the vision of the Ministries has been defined by his predecessor, Singhassured Goyal that the good work started by him will be completed and the Prime Minister's vision will be realised.
Both his parents have been associated with the BJP, with his father Late Vedprakash Goyal being the Union Minister of Shipping in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Goyal, who was earlier the minister of state for power, will have his task cut out as the railways battles a creaking infrastructure and revenue shortage on back of low fares and stiff competition from budget airlines. "We all have to just follow his track", said Goyal. Goyal will continue to head the Coal Ministry along with Railways.
McConnell to support Trump-Democratic deal on debt ceiling, Harvey
The package will also include disaster aid toward the areas of Texas and Louisiana that were left devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Trump's deal ensures the government can borrow money and pay its bills into December in exchange for $8 billion in Harvey aid. .
He played a major role during the 2014 general elections in India which elevated the BJP to power.
Pradhan was given the additional charge of Skill Development Ministry. "Wishing you all a great life", Prabhu tweeted after a swearing in ceremony of ministers at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
After receiving flak from all the sides for the successive rail derailments, Prabhu had offered to quit on August 23, taking moral responsibility for two train derailments in the span of four days.