About Vinit Goenka


Shri Vinit Goenka is a politician associated with the Bharatiya Janata Party ,who is as comfortable in khadi as he is in a double-breasted suit. An active politician with a firm commitment to the nation, he is passionate about tapping technology to change the way India works. Shri Goenka has proven expertise in various fields, in particular information technology, transportation & infrastructure, and agriculture.

His nationalist credo keeps him occupied in various capacities in the Government of India. He is a Member of the Governing Council of CRIS – Centre for Railway Information System, an organisation under the Ministry of Railways, Government of India.

Shri Goenka was appointed a Member of the IT Task Force in the Ministry of Road, Transport & Highways and Shipping, Government of India.

In these capacities, he works closely with Union Ministers – Shri Nitin Gadkari, Shri Suresh Prabhu and others  – on the host of nationwide IT initiatives launched to achieve Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s mission, ‘Minimum Government Maximum Governance.’

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  • Why SC’s Sabarimala verdict lacked perspective

    “In Judging of those ancient religions, we must not take the standpoint to which we are inclined, but must put ourselves into the position of thought and life of those early times”  Swami Vivekananda

  • Sabarimala: Unraveling CPM’s sinister ploy

    The relatively peaceful state of Kerala is grappling with a situation that it has never before encountered.  The Supreme Court verdict allowing the entry of women belonging to all age groups to the Sabarimala temple is threatening to divide a society that stood united just two months ago when the state was hit by the devastating floods. The debates and deliberations surrounding the consequences of this verdict will reverberate through the nation for a long time to come. But at a time like this when the secular fabric of a society remains threatened, it becomes important to go deeper to understand the sinister ploy of the Left government.

  • An India that still bleeds: Understanding Nehru’s legacy

    At the stroke of midnight on August 15 when the nation erupted in joy to celebrate its 71st Independence Day, the bleakness of the day didn’t escape me. I couldn’t help but reminiscence the historical wrongs that have been systematically erased from our country’s collective memory by a party that has ruled India for the longest time. The horrors of partition continue to haunt me, and I abhor the concerted efforts to present history through rose-tinted glasses.

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