Tag: Dharmendra Pradhan

9 crore new LPG connections provided in 4 years: Dharmendra

New Delhi: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said that nine crore new LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections have been distributed in the last four years, including 3.5 crore connections provided under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). Speaking at the launch of PMUY scheme in Delhi, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Pradhan said, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan among 7 Union Ministers renominated to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday renominated Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and seven other retiring members which includes seven Union Ministers for the March 23 Rajya Sabha polls. Pradhan along with Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot have been shifted to Madhya Pradesh while Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been nominated from […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Cabinet approves auction of 60 small oil, gas fields

New Delhi: The government has approved inviting bids to develop 60 more discovered oil and gas fields under the second round of the Discovered Small Fields (DSF) auction this year, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Thursday. The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the auction to be held under the DSF second round in order to […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Pradhan to visit Japan for LNG meet, ink cooperation on gas

New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will leave on Monday for a three-day visit to Japan where he will also sign an agreement with the island nation to cooperate in jointly developing a “liquid and flexible global LNG market” sharing technical knowhow in the area, an official said on Sunday. “The visit is important to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Saudi Aramco's India office for crude, LPG marketing inaugurated

Gurugram: Saudi Arabian state-run oil giant Aramco’s India office was inaugurated here on Sunday by Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in a move to strengthen the bilateral partnership in the hydrocarbons sector, an official statement said. “Saudi Aramco, through its subsidiary Aramco Asia India (AAI), established its business presence in India in 2016. The AAI will […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
ONGC to fund solar electric stove project: Dharmendra

New Delhi: The Union government on Monday said energy major ONGC will fund and encourage startups to carry out research and innovation for development of advance electric household stoves which can be powered using solar power. According to Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, funds from the “ONGC StartUp Program” will be used […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Dharmendra for petrol, diesel pricing under GST regime

Gandhinagar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday batted for including petroleum products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime “in people’s interest”, even as he insisted petrol and diesel prices had started plummeting over few days. Pradhan told reporters on the sidelines of an official function here that the Central government had asked […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Link fuel prices to international market: AAP

New Delhi: The AAP on Wednesday urged Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to direct oil companies to link petrol and diesel prices to the international market and pass on the “huge profits” being made by them to the public. The Delhi Minister Gopal Rai said in a memorandum to Pradhan that “the mandate of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
After Patnaik, Pradhan seeks Tata Memorial Centre in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Department of Atomic Energy to provide necessary budgetary allocation for setting up a hub of Tata Memorial Centre here to treat cancer patients. The request came few days after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged the Prime Minister to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Dharmendra inaugurates New India programme

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated a five-day-long exhibition-cum-seminar on ‘New India-We Resolve To Make’ here to commemorate the 75 years of the Quit India Movement and the forthcoming 75 years of Independence in 2022. It has been organised by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) in association with the Directorate of Advertising and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Sitharaman new Defence Minister, Piyush gets Railways

New Delhi: Nirmala Sitharaman was on Sunday named India’s Defence Minister in a reshuffle-cum-expansion of his ministry carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that also saw Piyush Goyal take charge of Indian Railways. Of the other two new Cabinet ministers, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan got additional charge of Skill Development Entrepreneurship […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Odisha will be Centre's lab for pro-poor policies: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar:  Ahead of the BJP National Executive meeting, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said Odisha will be a laboratory for testing of the BJP-led central government’s pro-poor policies. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha to thank the people for their unprecedented support to the Bharatiya Janata Party in the panchayat polls. The […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan for fact-finding team to probe Odisha children deaths

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged three of his Union cabinet colleagues to send a fact-finding team to ascertain the factors that have led to the death of 19 children in a village in Jajpur district

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan targets Odisha govt over KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar: Criticising the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government in Odisha, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the State government is trying to avoid basic issues such as price, pension and farm loan waiver by announcing the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme. He alleged that the Odisha government has no intention […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Naveen has veered Odisha off the development path: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today lashed out at the Odisha government accusing it of corruption and said that the State has been entirely knocked off the development path in the last 18 years. Addressing a public gathering during BJP’s ‘Jabab Maguchhi Odisha’ programme here on Wednesday, Pradhan alleged that Naveen […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021