Goyal held several ministerial posts in the previous NDA government, first as the Minister of State for Power, New and Renewable Energy, Coal and Mines, and later as the Union Minister of Railways. In 2018, he temporarily took additional charge as Finance Minister during Arun Jaitley’s absence due to medical issues.
Under the policy, the government announces steps for exporters. Currently, the government has two schemes – merchandise and services export from India scheme. The Finance Ministry has to allocate funds for these schemes.
In order to align the SEZ (special economic zones) rules 2006 with the GST (Goods and Services Tax) laws as well as for removal of various difficulties faced, the committee was constituted by the ministry to make necessary recommendations.