Pradhan donates one month’s salary to PM Relief Fund to fight Coronavirus war

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday donated his one month’s salary to Prime Minister National Relief Fund to fight the new Coronavirus aka COVID-19 pandemic, which has so far claimed 25 Indian lives and wreaked havoc globally. The Union Minister also released Rs crore from his MPLADS […]

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Odisha CM, Union Minister Pradhan show gratitude to COVID-19 fighters by clapping & ringing

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday showed show gratitude to health workers at the forefront of the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country by clapping and beating bells. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a televised address to the […]

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Pradhan writes to Union MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari for CTTC Extension Centre in Angul

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday requested the Centre to open an Extension Centre of Central Tool Room and Training (CTTC), Bhubaneswar at Angul. In a letter to Union MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari, Pradhan wrote, “The Central Tool Room and Training (CTTC), Bhubaneswar is among 10 TRs/TDIs in […]

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SUM Ultimate Medicare inaugurated in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM), the multi-super specialty quaternary care hospital of the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), was thrown open for public on Saturday in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here. Speaking on the occasion the Chief Minister hoped that […]

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India-US Summit is a momentous occasion for bilateral relations: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday described the Summit level meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump as a momentous occasion for India-US bilateral relations. Speaking at an event in New Delhi, he said that both the leaders have once again emphasized the importance […]

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Odisha is poised to become epicenter of growth for eastern India: Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that Odisha has immense economic possibilities and is poised to become the epicentre of growth for eastern India. Speaking at the National Conclave on Start-ups organised by Odisha Corporate Foundation in New Delhi, “Innovation and technical advances have given birth to […]

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Bolangir LPG bottling plant dedicated to nation

Bolangir: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Friday dedicated the Bolangir LPG bottling plant to the nation in the presence of Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, State Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment and High Education Minister Arun Sahoo, Bolangir MP Sangeeta Singh Deo and local MLA Narasingha Mishra. Though Vice President M […]

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Train tickets in Odia launched, to be available in 317 stations in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The facility of unreserved tickets in Odia language was launched by Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here at Bhubaneswar railway station in the presence of Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha member Aparajita Sarangi and Rajya Sabha member Raghunath Mohapatra. The facility will be available in 317 stations across the State, said a […]

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With a new look, Rajdhani Express showcases Odisha’s cultural heritage

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday flagged off Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express with a fresh look here at the Bhubaneswar railway station in the presence of Lok Sabha member Aparajita Sarangi and Rajya Sabha member Raghunath Mohapatra. The coaches depicted the cultural heritage of Odisha. NALCO is sponsoring […]

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People of Odisha will forever be grateful to Vajpayee for AIIMS, says Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that the people of Odisha will forever be grateful to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for granting an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to the State. In his Independence Day Speech on August 15, 2003, Vajpayee announced opening […]

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