Pradhan inaugurates Rs 220 crore Seismic Survey Campaign in Mahanadi Basin in Odisha

SesBhubaneswar, November 20: Union Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday inaugurated Rs 220 crore seismic survey campaign of Oil India Limited (OIL), India’s second largest National Exploration & Production Company, at Kakatpur in Puri District, Odisha in the Mahanadi Basin (Onland). Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said, ” Today’s […]

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1,000 LNG fuel stations to be established in next 3 years: Pradhan

New Delhi, November 19: We plan to have 1,000 LNG fuel stations will be established across all major highways, industrial corridors and mining sectors in next three years, said Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here on Thursday. The Minister was speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony for India’s first-50 LNG fuel […]

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Rs 84.93 crore Central rebate boost for distressed power utility sector in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, September 25: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said that a rebate of Rs 84.93 crore offered by PSUs of Ministry of Power to DISCOMS in Odisha for power purchase during the lockdown period will provide much-needed relief to the distressed power utility sector in the State. In […]

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Odisha has received over Rs 35 crore between 2019-2021 for tiger & elephant conservation: Union Minister Pradhan

Bhubaneswar, September 14: More than Rs 35 crore has been released to Odisha by the Centre between 2019 and 2021 under centrally sponsored schemes for tiger and elephant conservation in the State, informed Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday. “Odisha, one of the most richly endowed States in biodiversity has witnessed a direct impact of […]

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Starting September 12, three pairs of special trains to run from Odisha

Bhubaneswar, September 9: Starting September 12, three pairs of special trains will run from Odisha to various destinations, including Ahmadabad, Gandhidham and Okha, informed Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. On Tuesday, Pradhan had written to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal seeking to restart Shramik Special trains from Odisha to States like Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra to ferry […]

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‘New Education Policy will make India’s education system more robust & inclusive’

Bhubaneswar, August 31: The New Education Policy-2020 (NEP) encompasses provisions that bolster Prime Minister Narendra Modi Government’s resolve to provide quality education to all, tweeted Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. In a series of tweets, Pradhan said, “Designed to enhance essential & analysis-based learning and critical thinking of students, NEP […]

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Union Ministers lay stone for academic block, library & staff quarters at Koraput CUO

New Delhi/Koraput: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank laid the foundation stone for academic block, library and staff quarters at Central University of Odisha (CUO), Koraput through video conferencing on the occasion of 12th Foundation Day of the CUO. “CUO has established itself as a […]

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Jan Dhan has benefitted over 1.5 crore poor people in Odisha: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Jan Dhan has benefitted more than 1.5 crore poor people in Odisha covering more than 74 lakh households, said Union Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday. Highlighting various initiatives being taken by the Narendra Modi Government for financial inclusion with a vision to provide banking to the unbanked, funding […]

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Digital India has touched lives of millions of Odias in more ways than one: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Claiming that Prime Minister Narendra’s Modi Digital India initiative has enhanced the reach of Government benefits even to the remotest places and has delivered succour to those in need, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said that it has touched lives and brought convenience to millions of […]

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‘Modi Govt committed to strengthen water security in Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: Maintaining that availability of clean water for drinking and irrigation has been one of the major challenges that has concerned Odisha, over the years, Union Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that the Narendra Modi Government has been working to overcome challenges of water scarcity and provide piped […]

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