Dharmendra Pradhan
Business  /  Published 05.01.21

Bengal gifts land in Ashoknagar to ONGC

The Bengal government will provide 40 acres of land free of cost to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation to develop the Ashoknagar block where the central PSU has discovered hydrocarbon reserves, hoping th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 31.12.20

Interest sop for ethanol

The government on Wednesday approved an interest subvention of Rs 4,573 crore for new distilleries producing ethanol, which can be used for doping in petrol, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. The...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.12.20

$60bn for gas grid

Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said the government has planned a $60-billion investment to create gas infrastructure in the country till 2024, and the share of gas in the energy mix...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.12.20

Three in race for Bharat Petroleum Corporation

The government has received three preliminary bids to buy a controlling stake in India’s second-largest fuel retailer Bharat Petroleum Corporation, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said at a webi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.12.20

Exxon Mobil eyes oil, gas blocks

H-Energy has entered into a contract with Hoegh Giant, provider of floating LNG infrastructure services, under long-term contracts,  for a floating storage and regasification unit to be deployed ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 20.11.20

Centre to consider ore export ban

The Centre is looking into a proposal by the steel industry, especially from Bengal, to ban the export of iron ore and pellets from India to improve the availability of these key raw materials in the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 18.11.20

ONGC to put Bengal on oil map

The commercial production of gas from ONGC’s Ashoknagar block is expected to begin soon, bringing Bengal on to the energy map of the country, petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesda...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.09.20

Nudge to Naveen on health schemes

Citing that the NDHM will be implemented by National Health Authority, the apex central government agency responsible for the implementation of the Ayushman Bharat scheme, Pradhan said it will offer m...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 09.09.20

Call to resume Shramik train from Odisha

Union minister Dharmendra  Pradhan has written to railway minister Piyush Goyal, seeking his intervention to relaunch the now-suspended services of Shramik Special trains from Odisha to other sta...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

North East  /  Published 23.07.20

Blowout: 3 experts injured

Three of the six foreign experts involved in the operations to cap the May 27 gas well blowout at Baghjan in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district “suffered minor burn injuries” at the sit...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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