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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: ‘UPA govt left coffers empty, making it difficult for us’

"The UPA government had left us with empty coffers because of which it was not possible for the present government to do anything for the poor," Shah said.

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Water wasted on making helipads for launch of PMUY, says Congress

Congress today claimed "wastage" of huge quantity of water in preparation of the makeshift helipads for the function to launch the second phase of the 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana' here, at a time when the district is reeli

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Centre sets into motion second phase of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

The Centre today launched the second phase of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) for three states -- Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

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Dharmendra Pradhan bats for industrial corridor in Odisha

Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today urged the Centre to take up industrial corridor in Odisha along with Vishakhapatanam-Chennai industrial corridor (VCIC).

GSPC’s KG gas field viable under new pricing formula: Dharmendra Pradhan

Jumping to the defence of the Gujarat state-run GSPC, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the KG Basin gas field is now "viable" under the new pricing formula and blamed the UPA government for arbitrarily fixing the

Aramco studying offers for Indian oil refinery stakes: Dharmendra Pradhan

Saudi Aramco is considering proposals to buy stakes in Indian oil refining and petrochemical projects, India's Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday, as the world's biggest oil exporter seeks outlets for its oil.

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India’s oil import from Middle East rises to 59%: Dharmendra Pradhan

Reversing a two-year declining trend, India's reliance on the volatile Middle East region for meeting its crude oil needs has risen in 2015-16, with quantum jump in buying from Iraq.

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Govt to appoint 10,000 new LPG distributors in FY’17

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said 10,000 new LPG distributors will be appointed in the current financial year.

Dharmendra Pradhan visits Bangladesh to further energy ties

After visiting oil-rich Gulf nations, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today reached Dhaka on a three-day visit to push for Indian state-owned firm setting up a LPG terminal in Bangladesh...

India links $20 bn oil, gas investment in Iran to favourable terms

Stepping up its energy ties with Iran, India has lined up $ 20 billion as investment in oil and gas as well as petrochemical and fertiliser projects in the Persian Gulf country subject to provision of concessional rights.


Oil sector PSUs to float ‘start-up fund’ in FY17, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said public-sector oil companies led by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) would set up a ‘start-up fund’ in FY17...

Govt decides to offer pricing and marketing freedom to gas fields: Dharmendra Pradhan

The details of the pricing mechanism are awaited, as the petroleum minister is scheduled to address a press conference later in the day.

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83 lakh people voluntarily gave up LPG subsidy: Dharmendra Pradhan

To a question if the government will accept the Kirit Parikh Committee's recommendations on reducing subsidy burden, Pradhan said the Prime Minister has already urged the affluent class to give up their LPG subsidy.

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Dharmendra Pradhan proposes preference to firms using local goods

Keeping in mind PM Narendra Modi’s flagship Make in India campaign, the petroleum ministry has floated a proposal to offer 10% preference to companies...

Oil ministry mulling new LPG connections on EMIs: Dharmendra Pradhan

Targeting to add 10 crore new LPG connections in next three years, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today said oil marketing companies are mulling to sell new cooking gas on an EMI basis, just l

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7 Gujarat districts selected for kerosene DBT pilot project: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today informed the Gujarat government that seven districts in the state had been included in the pilot project of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of kerosene subsidy.

How much gas will an oiled E&P policy yield?

The Modi govt’s draft oil & gas policy does away with the provisions that are said to have marred NELP

Petroleum products should be under ambit of GST bill: Govt

The petroleum products should come under the ambit of the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) but a final decision would be taken when the state governments come on board on it, government told the Lok Sabha today.

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Time has come for stopping LPG subsidy to well-off: Dharmendra Pradhan

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today hinted of stopping supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to the well-off as only 42.5 lakh out of nearly 15 crore cooking gas consumers have so far voluntarily give up subsidy.

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Account for Robert ‘Vadra Land Gate’ first, Pradhan tells Rahul Gandhi

Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge) Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday asked Congress Party vice president Rahul Gandhi as to who would be accountable for the land acquired illegally by the

Revenue-share mode for marginal oil fields

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday kicked off the much-anticipated revenue-sharing model for hydrocarbon contracts...

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Govt to auction 69 oil & gas fields: Major move in minor way

New oil policy is meaningful if done for all fields


Govt caps kerosene subsidy at Rs 12/litre, LPG at Rs 18/kg

Government has capped the subsidy payout on kerosene at Rs 12 per litre and domestic cooking gas (LPG) at Rs 18 per kg, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.

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Tehran deal to help India, says Pradhan

A day after sanctions-hit Iran reached a landmark deal with six other nations, India said it was “a positive development” that could lead to a fall in global crude prices.

Dharmendra Pradhan denies receiving any payments from Vyapam scam accused

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today denied receiving any payments from an accused of Vyapam admission and recruitment scam, saying he never took any ticket from any individual and his travel was always paid by his party.

Dharmendra Pradhan invites Canada’s leading financial institutions to invest in India’s energy sector

Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge) Dharmendra Pradhan participated in the second India Canada Energy Dialogue in Calgary on July 5.

PM Narendra Modi extends birthday greetings to Dharmendra Pradhan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended birthday greetings to Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan.

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