Tag: Dharmendra Pradhan

Govt to create market for Odisha agri products in Gulf countries: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said the agri and food processing clusters in Odisha would be linked to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. “While India imports about 40 million metric tonne petroleum products to meet the energy demand, it has planned to export agriculture products to the GCC countries to meet their […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Centre to organise skill development programmes in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Skill development, livelihood and entrepreneurship programmes for the youth in Odisha will be organised by the Union Government on May 5 as part of the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, said an official of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) on Thursday. Head-Partnership Development and State Alliance at NSDC, Jaikant Singh informed the Ministry of Skill […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Pradhan assures full support for skill development in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Centre would provide complete cooperation to the Odisha government for skill development of its youths, said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday. Addressing the concluding ceremony of the two-day ‘Odisha Skills 2018’ competition organised by the Odisha Skill Development Authority, Pradhan stated the State government needs to work hard to ensure skill development […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Pradhan inaugurates 3 projects worth Rs 321 cr

Balasore/Baripada: Petroleum and natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan today launched three projects including a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) bottling unit built at the cost of Rs 321 crore in Balasore district. The three projects were inaugurated near Hidigaon village on Balasore-Chandipur road in presence of senior officials of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL). The Paradip-Haldia-Barauni […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Airport to be set up at Paradip: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: With Paradip emerging as a major industrial hub, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday informed that an airport will set up in the port town. Speaking to the media, after a meeting with Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Pradhan said that there is need to develop the region and it would remain incomplete […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Pradhan writes to Civil Aviation Ministry to set up airport at Paradip

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday shot a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu requesting him to set up an Airport in the major seaport town Paradip. While the Paradip Port Trust has already requested the Airport Authority of India to set up an airport in Paradip, Pradhan sought the personal attention […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha to get more funds if 2011 census data is used: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today brushed aside the State government’s concern on use of the 2011 census data by the 15th Finance Commission for fund allocation. Explaining mediapersons, Pradhan said, “The 15th Finance Commission has given 17 percent weightage to the 1971 census data and 10 percent weightage to the 2011 data. This is […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
JEE Mains 2021
Relief For JEE-Main Candidates! NTA To Provide Another Chance To Appear For Test, Says Edu Minister After Maha Disaster

In what could be a major relief for the disheartened candidates of JEE Mains, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday (July 24) announced to provide a second chance to the candidates unable to reach test centres in heavy rain and landslide affected areas of Maharashtra.

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  • Sunday, 25 July 2021
Ruling-BJD targets Amit Shah ahead of Odisha visit

Bhubaneswar: The ruling-BJD today targeted BJP’s national president Amit Shah ahead of his visit to Odisha tomorrow saying it will have no impact as people have already rejected the saffron party. Shah’s visit comes in the wake of the BJP’s defeat in the Bijepur bypoll where its candidate lost to BJD by over 40,000 votes. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Ruling-BJD protests hike in fuel prices

Bhubaneswar: BJD leaders and activists held a protest meeting against increase in fuel prices at Master Canteen square in Bhubaneswar today. Earlier in the day, the protestors had taken out a rally from Raj Mahal to Master Canteen square and burnt the effigy of Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. The agitators threatened […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Dharmendra inaugurates Sun Temple beautification project

Konark: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the development and beautification project of the world-famous Konark Sun Temple undertaken by the Indian Oil Foundation (IOF), a non-profit trust of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) on the ocassion of Utkal Dibasa on Sunday. Odisha has completed 82 years of its formation on linguistic basis after a […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJP, Congress against special category status to Odisha: BJD

Bhubaneswar: While politics over special category state status to Odisha continues, BJD MP Kalikesh Singh Deo today reiterated that the party will intensify its demand to get the status for the State even though BJP and Congress are against it. Speaking to OTV, Singh Deo said, “We know BJP doesn’t want Odisha to get the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll, a fight with CM officials rather than BJD: Pradhan

Bargarh: With only a day remaining for by-election to Bijepur assembly seat, the BJP today charged CM’s private secretary VK Pandian and officials of CMO with involving in the poll affairs of BJD in Bijepur. At a press meet, senior BJP leader and Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan alleged that Pandian has sent 100 government officials […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Mudslinging between BJD, BJP continues over Bargarh cash seizure

Bhubaneswar: War of words between BJP and BJD is continuing unabated over the seizure of Rs 40.50 lakh in Bargarh with senior leaders of both the parties accusing each other of trying to lure voters with money power ahead of the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency. “I dare Bargarh SP to hand over the case […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Veteran actress Aparajita Mohanty joins BJP

Bhubaneswar: Veteran Ollywood actress Aparajita Mohanty, who had resigned from Congress party recently, joined the BJP today in presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, State vice-president Sameer Mohanty, spokesperson Pitambar Acharya and other senior leaders at party’s State headquarters in Bhubaneswar. She said the ideology and nature of work of Prime Minister Narendra Modi towards […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021