Tag: Dharmendra Pradhan

Speed Up Rourkela Smart City Project, Dharmendra Pradhan Urges Odisha CM, Union MoS

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday shot off a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri urging their personal intervention in expediting the Rourkela Smart City (RSL) project in Odisha. “Rourkela’s progress in the Smart City Project is a matter of great concern, Pradhan wrote, adding, it is […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan Rises; Odisha CM Naveen Tumbles in 'Most Powerful' Rankings

Bhubaneswar: While four from Odisha not only made it to ‘The Indian Express’ power list 2019 but also registered an increase in ranks, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik tumbled from 30th in 2018 to the 39th rank. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who continues to hold the powerful Petroleum and Natural Gas portfolio in Modi 2.0, has […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Sonia Gandhi, Naveen Patnaik, JP Nadda To Campaign In Bijepur Bypoll

Bhubaneswar: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, BJD president Naveen Patnaik, BJP working president JP Nadda and Union Ministers Smriti Irani, Dharmendra Pradhan will campaign for their party candidates in the Bijepur Assembly by-election. The BJD, Congress and BJP submitted names of 40-star campaigners of their parties at the office of the […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Avail Loans In The Blink Of An Eye: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: In just 30 seconds, Self Help Groups (SHGs) can avail loans up to Rs 50,000 while bank customers can get loans amounting to Rs 1 crore within 59 minutes, announced Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today at the launch of mega customer outreach initiative, ‘Grahak Mela Camp’ in Bhubaneswar by various nationalised banks. The initiative […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Birthday Wishes Pour In As CM Naveen Turns 74

Bhubaneswar: From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Union Ministers to leaders cutting across party lines, wishes poured in for Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday as he turned 74. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate Naveen on the special day. “Greetings to Odisha’s CM Shri Naveen Patnaik Ji on his birthday. […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
BJP, BJD in verbal duel ahead of Bijepur bypolls

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party entered into a verbal duel with the campaign for the by-poll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district reaching the last lap. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who held several roadshows in the constituency seeking votes for party candidate Sanath Gartia, attacked Chief Minister […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
'India To Invest $100 Billion By 2024 In Oil, Gas Sector'

New Delhi: Even as the investment in world energy market is fast switching towards electric and renewables, India is set to further strengthen its carbon footprint with an investment of over $100 billion over the next five years till 2024. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, however, said that 60 per cent of this investment or $60 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Dharmendra Seeks Upgradation Of Talcher MCL Hospital Into Covid Centre

Bhubaneswar: In view of the steady surge in Covid-19 cases in Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday drew the attention of Ministry of Mines to convert the Nehru…

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Pradhan Seeks Piyush Goyal's Intervention To Restart Angul Aluminum Park Project

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in mind the development of mineral sector in Odisha and boost the State’s economy, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought the personal intervention of Minister of Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal to restart the project for up-gradation of infrastructure at Angul Aluminum Park in Odisha, with a renewed focus on ironing out bottlenecks […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Greater Synergy Needed To Drive Innovation & Growth: Pradhan At CHEMCON 2019

Delhi: Union Minister for PNG and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan called for greater synergy between academia, industry and policymakers to drive innovation and achieve quantum growth while addressing CHEMCON 2019, the 72nd Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers at IIT Delhi on Sunday. Speaking on the occasion, Pradhan focused on the importance of chemical […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha Should Implement Ayushman Bharat: Union Min Harsh Vardhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today appealed CM Naveen to implement centre’s universal healthcare coverage scheme Ayushman Bharat in Odisha so that not a single person is deprived of quality healthcare. On the sidelines of a programme in AIIMS Bhubaneswar, where he unveiled a statue of former PM of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan, Sasmit Patra Roast Pak Army Spokesman For His 'Dubious Christmas Post'

Bhubaneswar: Christians are “butchered” in Pakistan, not in Odisha, snapped Biju Janata Dal MP Sasmit Patra on Wednesday at Pak Army spokesman Asif Ghafoor over his dubious “Merry Christmas” greeting to the community members in Odisha “under a Hindutva-obsessed environment”. On Christmas day, Ghafoor took to Twitter and wrote, “Very Merry Christmas to Christians in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Railway Tickets In Odia, Re-Branded Rajdhani Launched From Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Union Petrolium Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday launched the much-awaited facility of unreserved railway tickets printed in Odia language and also flagged off newly modified Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express featuring Odisha’s art, heritage and culture from Bhubaneswar railway station. Expressing gratitude towards the Ministry of Railways, Pradhan said that the new facility of tickets […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Congress Solely Responsible For CAA Violence In India: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday that the Congress was solely responsible for the country-wide violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Those were ‘sponsored’ protests which were being supported by the Congress, Pradhan alleged. Addressing a presser in Bhubaneswar on BJP’s Jan Jagran Abhiyan, Pradhan charged that Congress […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan Seeks Faster Implementation Of CGD Networks In Maha

Pune: Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday urged the Maharashtra government to ensure faster implementation of City Gas Distribution (CGD) networks in the state. Pradhan was speaking after the ground-breaking ceremony of a City Gate Station at Jategaon near here. “Availability of natural gas in the region will encourage consumers […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021