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Tag: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

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270-Bed COVID Care Centre Inaugurated In JSPL Township In Angul 

A 270-bed COVID care centre was inaugurated by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Jindal Steel and Power Plant (JSPL) in Angul district on Tuesday.

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Odisha: Over 8 Lakh Beneficiaries To Receive PMAY Houses In 2021-22 Financial Year

More than 8 lakh beneficiaries in Odisha are set to avail houses under the Pradhan MantriAwasYojana (PMAY) in the financial year 2021 – 2022! Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday (May 23) thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar for sanctioning 8,17,513 houses under the rural housing schemefor the beneficiaries in the state.

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Mahanga Double Murder: No Place Of Violence In Democracy, Says Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday condemned the brutal double murders in Mahanga. While taking to reporters on the sidelines of inauguration of Bidusagar lake rejuvenation project in Bhubaneswar, Pradhan said that party leader Kulamani Baral was killed for raising his voice against massive corruption in PMAY. Pradhan’s comments came a day after BJP […]

Pradhan Writes To Centre For Commencement Of Nalco’s Brownfield Expansion Project

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday shot off a letter to Union Minister of Coal, Mines Prahalad Joshi urging the latter to increase the capacity of Nalco’s Aluminium smelter plant at Angul. In his letter, Pradhan has urged Joshi to take necessary steps for increasing Nalco smelter plant’s capacity to 1 MTPA from existing […]

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Provide Quota To OBCs, SEBCs In Educational Institutions; Pradhan Writes To Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday reiterated his demand for reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and Socio Economic Backward Classes (SEBCs) in the field of public employment and educational institutions. In a letter to Odisha Chief Minister, Pradhan said that on his request the State government had constituted the State Commission for Backward […]

Pari Murder Case: Statement Of MoS In Odisha Assembly Unfortunate, Says Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday made a veiled attack on the State government over the brutal murder of Pari, a five year girl from Naragarh district whose skeletal remains were found 10 days after she went missing from near her house. While talking to reporters today, Pradhan termed the Statement made by the […]

Farmers in Odisha Received Over Rs 60,000 Cr Central Aid In 6 Years: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that the Centre has extended a total of Rs 60,836.97 crore assistance to farmers in Odisha in the last six years under several agricultural schemes. These assistance, made through direct cash benefit, remunerative pricing, crop insurance et al are part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative for […]

PNG Minister Pradhan Orders Probe Into Bhubaneswar Petrol Pump Mishap

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has ordered a probe into the fire mishap triggered by an explosion at a filling station near Raj Bhawan in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. Taking to Twitter, Pradhan said, “After learning about the mishap, I have directed the secretary of the petroleum and natural gas department to inquire into it.” […]

Start Shramik Trains Again For Odisha Migrant Workers, Dharmendra Pradhan Requests Piysuh Goyal

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to start Shramik special trains from Odisha to states like Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra so that the migrant workers can go back to their workplaces smoothly amid the resumption of normalcy and lifting of nation-wide lockdown imposed in the country since March due to […]

Odisha Set For Next Level Of Industrial Growth: Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Saturday Odisha was ready for the next level of industrial development in the post-COVID-19 scenario. Holding a review meeting of state and central government officials through video link, Pradhan said Odisha had taken remarkable initiatives for making the state an investment destination. “The successful management of cyclone […]

Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan Seeks Japanese Investment In Indian Steel Sector

New Delhi: Union Minister for Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday urged the Japanese investors to invest in the Indian steel sector and also asked them to get into partnerships for transfer of technology. Speaking at a programme here jointly organised by the Steel ministry, CII and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Pradhan said […]

Set Up Hostel For Minority Girls In Bhubaneswar, Dharmendra Pradhan Urges Centre

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum, Natural Gas & Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has written a letter to the Centre seeking establishment of a hostel for minority girls studying in senior classes in schools or in colleges in Bhubaneswar. In a letter addressed to Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Pradhan urged the latter to set […]

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Dharmendra Pradhan Urges Odisha CM For Medical College In Bhadrak

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan shot off a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while urging him to send a proposal to the Ministry of Minority Affairs for establishment of a medical college in Bhadrak district under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakaram (PMJVK). “Bhadrak district does not have any tertiary medical facility […]

Congress Misleading People On CAA: Dharmendra Pradhan

Cuttack: As part of its nationwide campaign to clear misconceptions about Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today organised a massive rally to create awareness among the people in Cuttack, Odisha. Participating in the mega awareness rally, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today hit out at the opposition, particularly the Congress and accused it […]

Railway line from Nayagarh Town to Mahipur Railway Station inaugurated

Nayagarh: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday inaugurated the railway line between Nayagarh Town and Mahipur Railway Station as part of the ongoing Khurda Road-Bolangir rail project. Besides, the Khurda- Nayagarh – Khurda passenger train was also flagged off to Mahipur on the occasion. The 12 km line from Nayagarh town to Mahipur Railway Station […]

Dharmendra Pradhan Pledges One Year’s Salary To Utkal Alumni Fund

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday suggested that an alumni fund should be set up for development of Utkal University and also assured to donate his one year’s salary to the fund. Addressing the function on the second day of platinum jubilee celebrations of the varsity, Pradhan who is also […]

India Corrected Historic Blunder By Abrogating Art 370: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said India corrected a historic blunder by abrogating Article 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir. “India corrected a historic blunder by abrogating Article 370 and 35A under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is only because of the willpower of PM Modi and Home […]

Odisha, Railways Sign MoU To Redevelop Bhubaneswar Railway Station

Bhubaneswar:  With an objective to transform Bhubaneswar Railway Station into a world class railway station, Odisha government on Thursday signed a memorumdum of understanding (MoU) with East Coast Railway (ECoR). The agreement was signed between Bhubaneswar Development Authority and ECoR to develop Bhubaneswar Railway station into a multi-modal hub. The project envisages a new terminal […]

Leaders cutting across party lines pay tributes to Arun Jaitley In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Leaders cutting across party lines and other dignitaries from different walks of life attended a prayer meeting organized in memory of BJP stalwart and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Bhubaneswar today. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Odisha Assembly Speaker SN Patro, BJP National Vice-president Baijayant Panda and others paid rich […]

Pradhan makes aerial survey of Odisha flood hit areas

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of areas ravaged by heavy rain and flash flood in west Odisha and promised all possible assistance from the Centre. Pradhan, accompanied by BJP MPs Sangita Singh Deo and Basant Panda, made aerial survey of some of the severely affected districts – Bolangir, Kalahandi, […]

Pradhan seeks Jaishankar's help for repatriation of 18 Odia workers from Dubai

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday sought External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s help for early repatriation of 18 Odia workers stranded in Dubai without salary for last four months. “These stranded Odias from Ganjam district have released video seeking repatriation and payment of their legitimate dues,” the Petroleum and Steel Minister said in a […]

OTV Impact: Nine Odia labourers stranded in Dubai return to India

Bhubaneswar: Almost a month after OTV telecast showing plight of ten Odia labourers stranded in Dubai, nine of them were brought back to India with the help of Ministry of External Affairs. Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Pratap Sarangi and other BJP leaders of Odisha today welcomed the rescued labourers in New Delhi today. Sources said, […]

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Pradhan hits back at Congress' secret pact charge; calls it an open MoU

Bhubaneswar: Junking the Congress charge of having a secret pact between BJP – BJD over Rajya Sabha bypoll, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today categorically stated that there is no such  hush-hush deal, rather he termed it as an open understanding between the two parties. “PM Modi had spoken to CM Naveen and asked support […]

Two Odisha pilgrims killed in Nepal bus mishap

Khurda/Puri: Two pilgrims from Odisha were killed in Nepal after a truck hit the tourist bus they were on in Rautahat district on Monday midnight. The deceased have been identified as Charan Biswal from Malipada in Khurda and Bijay Kumar Jena, a resident of Jamuna village near Argul in Jatni. As per reports, as many […]

Pradhan to urge PM Modi for Puri tourism package

Puri: Union Mininster Dharmendra Pradhan Saturday said he and his ministerial colleague Pratap Sarangi will urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a special package to develop the tourism sector in Puri, which was badly hit by cyclone Fani last month. The two Union ministers took stock of the situation in the pilgrim town and discussed […]