Tag: Dharmendra Pradhan

Odisha Uniquely Poised To Become Global Economic Hotspot: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is uniquely poised to become the global economic hotspot given the fact that the State possesses rich mineral deposits, demographic dividend and market, and has the best minds supplemented with technology, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday. Addressing a webinar on ‘CA: The Catalyst—learning, unlearning […]

ONGC Commences Oil Production In Bengal Basin
ONGC Commences Oil Production In Bengal Basin

New Delhi: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) has commenced oil production from the Asokenagar-1 well, Bengal Basin in West Bengal’s 24 Paragana districts. In a statement, the public sector energy major said that Union Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday dedicated the Bengal Basin, the eight producing basin of India […]

Opposition Creating Confusion Over New Farm Laws: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: There are a lot of discrepancies in the demands put forward by farmers and the Opposition parties are trying to create confusion over the new farm laws for political gains, said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday. Speaking exclusively to OTV, Pradhan said, “No farmer will lose their land and they will be benefited […]

Seismic Exploration Initiative Launched To Locate Oil & Gas Resource In Mahanadi Basin
Seismic Exploration Initiative Launched To Locate Oil & Gas Resource In Mahanadi Basin

Bhubaneswar: The State-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) on Friday launched a seismic campaign to locate oil and gas field in the Mahanadi basin in Odisha to boost the country’s hydrocarbon resource base. Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the seismic exploration campaign at Kakatpur in Puri District. OIL had won five blocks […]

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Seek Centre’s Support To Resolve Border Dispute With Neighbouring States, Pradhan Writes To Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to seek the support of the Central Government in mediating a resolution of the boundary disputes between Odisha and its neighbouring States. In a letter to Patnaik, the Union Minister has also requested him to convene an all-party meeting, with due participation and […]

Naveen Patnaik, Dharmendra Pradhan Wish Journalists On National Press Day

Bhubaneswar: On the eve of the National Press day, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday greeted journalists, and urged everyone to take a pledge to make the fourth pillar of democracy free, fair and independent. Patnaik also said that a vigilant and free press was the key to an informed society and vibrant democracy. […]

Condolences Pour In Following Demise Of Soumitra Chatterjee

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and other political leaders on Sunday condoled the death of iconic Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee. Naveen Patnaik said that he will always be remembered for his stellar roles. “Immortalized in his on-screen portrayal of Feluda and timeless collaborations with the legendary Satyajit Ray, he leaves behind a great legacy.” […]

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Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan Bats For Reopening Of Temples In Odisha

Jagatsinghpur: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday called for the reopening of temples in Odisha. Pradhan made the statement over the contentious issue while campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the forthcoming by-elections in the Tirtol assembly constituency. Pradhan who spoke to OTV after paying a visit to the Maa Sarala temple […]

BJD Lacks Virtue: Dharmendra Pradhan On 'Defunct Transformer' Jibe At Late MLA

Balasore: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has lashed out at the ruling-BJD for calling late Balasore MLA Madan Mohan Dutta a ‘defunct transformer’. Condemning the remark by BJD leader Kuna Tripathy, Pradhan maintained that such irresponsible and insensible comment is one of the many shreds of evidence which points that ego has completely consumed the party. […]

Dharmendra Pradhan Balasore Bypoll
Toxic Ego Will Sink BJD's Ship: Dharmendra Pradhan At Balasore Bypoll Campaign

Balasore: The ongoing campaign for Balasore Sadar by-election gained significant momentum after Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan hit the campaign trail today along with MoS Pratap Sarangi to address a public meeting in Rupsa area here. Addressing the rally, the BJP heavyweight criticised the dictatorial nature of the ruling-BJD while comparing it with Ravana and Duryodhana. […]

Odisha Govt’s Poll Promises Fake: Dharmendra Pradhan Targets BJD During Virtual Rally

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has lambasted Naveen-led BJD government while kicking off his campaign today for the upcoming by-polls in Tirtol assembly constituency. During a virtual rally from the party headquarters here, Pradhan alleged that the state government only makes promises prior to the elections but has failed to fulfill any of them. “So […]

Pradhan Writes To Goyal On Relocation Of Badakamar-Parjang RUB

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has written to Cabinet colleague & Railway Minister Piyush Goyal seeking his intervention into the issue pertaining to relocation/modification of RUB (underpass) in Dhenkanal, Odisha. The RUB at 8/600 km of Badakamar -Pangatira Road in Parjang which is being constructed to divert the PWD road has been experiencing a water-logging […]

'Odisha Received Rs 885 Crore Under AMRUT Scheme In 5 Years'

Bhubaneswar: A total of Rs 885.58 crores was released by the Centre to Odisha under the AMRUT (Atal Mission For Rejuvenation And Urban Transformation) scheme between 2015 and 2020, said Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday. Of the total 191 projects awarded under the scheme so far, 152 projects have been completed and the […]

Repeal Odisha Universities (Amendment) Bill, Dharmendra Pradhan Seeks Education Minister’s Intervention

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal’s intervention in repealing the Odisha Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2020 which was recently passed in the Odisha Assembly. In a letter, Pradhan has requested Pokhriyal to intervene in the matter keeping in mind the welfare and interest of students, scholars and autonomy of higher […]

Bhubaneswar Blast: IOCL Announces Rs 8 Lakh Ex-gratia For Family Of Deceased

Bhubaneswar: A day after a massive explosion at a petrol pump in Bhubaneswar, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) on Thursday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 8 lakh for the family of those killed in the mishap. As per reports, one person has died so far in the explosion while several others sustained multiple injuries in […]