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NIT prize Solar Chulha tech

NIT bags 3rd prize in Solar Chulha tech contest

A team of National Institute of Technology (NIT ) Kurukshetra, has won the third position along with a cash prize of Rs 3 lakh in the Oil and Natural Gas Commission’s (ONGC) “Solar Chulha Challenge”. Honorable Petroleum and Natural Gas sate minister  Dharmendra Pradhan has awarded the team of NIT Kurukshetra during the program. The

Non ISI Mark Helmets Ban India

Non-ISI Marked Helmets To Be Banned Throughout India

ISIHMA, the ISI Helmet Manufacturers Association, has welcomed the policymakers’ proposal to ban the sale of non-ISI helmets, effective by the year end.  In a bid to promote road safety, Indian policymakers have moved to place a ban on non-ISI helmets throughout the country by the end of this year. Unsurprisingly, this move was backed

Bijepur by-polls: Pradhan kicks off election campaign

Bijepur by-polls: Pradhan kicks off election campaign

Bijepur by-polls: Pradhan kicks off election campaign. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday kicked off his campaign for the Bijepur by-elections in Odisha. The voting for the by-polls will be held on February 24, while the results will be declared on February 28. At the event, veteran Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Sanat Kumar Gadtia and some

16th International Energy Forum meet

India to host 16th International Energy Forum meet

16th International Energy Forum meet: The 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial meeting will be held in New Delhi on April 10 to 12. While addressing a press conference here, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said, “The 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial meeting will be held on April 10 to 12, 2018, which will be hosted by

Petrol, diesel tax will remain same: Dharmendra Pradhan

Petrol, diesel tax will remain same: Dharmendra Pradhan

Petrol, diesel tax will remain same: Dharmendra Pradhan. Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Saturday that there is no scope for tax reduction on petroleum products to curb the fuel prices, Pradhan said taxes can’t be slashed as funds are necessary for infrastructure development and welfare schemes.“Fuel prices have gone up recently due to the

Effect of Ujjwala, 6000 new gas agencies will open in the country

Effect of Ujjwala, 6000 new gas agencies will open in the country

Effect of Ujjwala, 6000 new gas agencies will open in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promoted Dharmendra Pradhan as the cabinet minister for the success of the Ujjwala plan.   Here, the Ministry of Petroleum has also started preparations to start more than 6000 new gas agencies across the country. About 99% of

Subsidy on Cylinders for Poor to Continue: Dharmendra Pradhan

Subsidy on Cylinders for Poor to Continue: Dharmendra Pradhan

The government has made it clear that subsidy on domestic cooking gas (LPG) will continue for the poor. Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that “We have no plan to withdraw subsidy on LPG for domestic use. Subsidy on LPG and kerosene will continue for the poor and common people.”He said “There is a pipeline

Subsidised LPG Cylinder price to rise by Rs 4 every month

Subsidised LPG Cylinder Price To Rise By Rs 4 Every Month

The government has ordered state-run oil companies to raise subsidised cooking gas (LPG) prices by Rs. 4 per cylinder every month to eliminate all the subsidies, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today. The government had previously asked Indian Oil (IOC), Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) to raise rates of subsidised domestic gas cylinder (liquefied petroleum