Pradhan's presence at the road shows indicates the seriousness of the NDA government to interact at the highest level with investors community for its Discovered Small oil and gas Fields. Both London and Singapore are the key financial centres for global oil and gas community, to publicize and attract investments.
In a bid to showcase 67 of India’s discovered oil and gas fields before the global investors community at Singapore and London, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan will be part of the roadshows to be held in these two countries from 9-14 September, 2016. Under this bid round, 67 Discovered Small Fields (DSF) are being offered for international bidding. These fields are spread over 9 sedimentary basins and will be offered in 46 contract areas. These fields are projected to yield 625 million barrels of oil and oil equivalent gas and spread over 1,500 sq kms in onland, shallow water and deep water
Power ministry is seen leading the digital initiatives of the NDA government through a variety of mobile applications and e-platforms
The latest digital offerings from the power ministry includes the TARANG’ mobile application along with two e-platforms: ‘e-Trans’ & ‘DEEP’ e-bidding web portals. While the Vidyut Pravah mobile application is an excellent attempt to track availability and cost of power across India, TARANG is the latest mobile application that has caught the industry’s eye.
“TARANG” tracks the real time progress of transmission projects and associated works being carried out in transmission systems across the country.
20 out of 25 electrified villages in Hathras District of UP being deprived of Electricity. Field surveys by Central Government reveals that No connections are being released by UP power department to the households in these villages.
The Samajwadi Party ruled state of Uttar Pradesh will have to do some tough answering for knowingly keeping its people in the dark and depriving them of electricity connections even after new infrastructure has been laid, tested and energised. People are seen resorting to unfair and illegal means by paying for connections from agriculture transformers.
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Thursday laid out his plans to unveil a 4G mobile network in the country, including making all domestic voice calls and roaming free, while asserting that data would be priced well below its competitors
At the vast open-plan headquarters of Indian telecoms start-up Jio, billionaire oil tycoon Mukesh Ambani stands in short sleeves beneath a digital tracker that logs every new subscriber to his service. The 59-year-old is India’s richest man, and his Reliance Industries oil & gas group is the country’s most profitable.
From making endless visits to rural belts of the country distributing LPG connections to the women in the category under the PMUY, to handling sectoral issues/reviews and engaging in diplomatic discussions concerning the oil and gas sector, Pradhan has also been bestowed with an important role by his party for the forthcoming assembly elections in Uttarakhand
Asks RIL to return benefits of migrated gas back to the government; pulls up ONGC and asks Centre to examine inactivity on part of ONGC in developing oil and gas in India.
Justice AP Shah panel confirms migration of 11.125 billion cubic meters of gas from ONGC’s blocks to RIL’s block in the Krsihna Godavari basin. Upholding the findings made by the international consultant D&M in its report, the Justice AP Shah Committee in its report has ratified the connectivity between the reservoirs in RIL’s KG-DWN-98/3 and that of ONGC’s– KG-DWN-98/2 and Godavari PML blocks. In simpler terms, this report further proves that ONGC’s gas migrated from its two blocks in the KG basin (Godavari PML and KG-DWN-98/2) to the adjacent RIL’s block, KG-D6.
Under UJALA, over 15 crore LED bulbs have already been distributed across India, leading to annual energy savings of 1948 crore kWh and resulting in avoidance of 3,900 MW of peak demand. Through the UJALA programme the estimated cumulative cost reduction of bills of consumers annually is Rs 7990 crores
The distribution of 2 crore LED bulbs has led to an annual energy savings of 259 crore kWh which is equivalent to lighting up 5 lakh Indian homes for an entire year. Alongside the savings in units, the state has also benefitted from daily CO2 emission reduction of 5,000 tonnes.The programme has also helped the state to avoid 520MW of peak demand.
Another 28 villages of India have been electrified in the week from 15th to 21st August 2016 under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 4 villages belong to Assam, 5 Chhattisgarh, 3 to Jharkhand, 10 to Meghalaya and 6 to Rajasthan.