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Ceremony held for award of contract of coal gasification plant for urea project at Talcher

Contract signing award ceremony for Coal gasification unit for production of Urea and Ammonia at Talcher fertilizer plant was held in New Delhi today. Rs 13,277 crore plant in the Angul district, Odisha, being promoted by GAIL, RCF, CIL and FCIL, will produce 1.27 MMTPA Urea and 0.73 MMTPA Ammonia. The coal gasification technology for the plant will be provided ...

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Sh Dharmendra Pradhan launches the commencement of work for 10th City Gas Distribution bidding round, covering 50 Geographical Areas in 124 districts 

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Sh Dharmendra Pradhan today launched the commencement of work for 10th City Gas Distribution (CGD) bidding round which will cover 50 Geographical Areas (GAs) in 124 districts. Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi had launched the 10th CGD bidding Round on 22nd November, 2018. Sh Pradhan had distributed Letters of Intent to 12 successful ...

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HLCA clears investment proposals worth Rs. 2, 04,069 Cr

The 20th High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) meeting held under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Naveen Patnaik in newly inaugurated Kharavel Bhavan conference hall on 19th August, 2019, has approved five investment proposals envisaging investment of Rs. 2,04,069 Crore. With the 5T initiative devised by the Odisha Govt.,where transformation goals will be achieved through teamwork, transparency and technology ...

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Direct Sale of Biodiesel 

The Government has allowed the direct sale of biodiesel (B100) for blending with high speed diesel to all consumers, in accordance with the specified blending limits and the standards specified by the Bureau of Indian Standards, with effect from 29th June, 2017. For this purpose, “Guidelines for sale of Biodiesel for blending with high speed diesel for transportation purposes-2019” have been ...

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Fertilizer Subsidy sees a hike of around Rs. 10,000 crores in Budget 2019-20 

Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, presented the Union Budget 2019-20 in Parliament today. Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda thanked the Finance Minister for increased allocation towards the Fertilizer Subsidy and said that the increased allocation would further help in increasing the efficiency of subsidy transfers to the farmers through DBT. ...

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Import/Export of Oil 

A Committee was constituted by the Government for “Preparing a roadmap to reduce the dependency on import in energy by 10% by 2021-22”. The report submitted by Committee was accepted by the Government which envisages five-pronged strategy, broadly comprising of increasing domestic production of oil and gas, promoting energy efficiency and conservation measures, giving thrust on demand substitution, capitalizing untapped ...

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4 Plastic Parks approved for implementation in Phase-I

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda, while giving a written reply to a question on Plastic Parks, in Lok Sabha today, stated that there is a scheme in place to establish Plastic Parks across the country. Shri Gowda stated that in phase-I of the scheme, four Plastic parks in the States of Assam (Tinsukia), Madhya Pradesh ...

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7.23 Crore Connections released under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana 

The Salient features of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala YojanaScheme are as under :- (i) LPG connection is released in the name of adult woman of the poor family, subject to the condition that no LPG connection exists in the name of any family member of the household and fulfilling other terms and conditions. (ii) Initially, the beneficiaries under PMUY were ...

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Projected Investment on full realization of PCPIRs is Rs. 7.63 lakh crore and employment generation is expected for around 33.96 lakh persons: Shri Rao Inderjit Singh 

Minister of State for Planning (IC) and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, in a written reply to a question on current status of implementation of Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIRs) projects in India, in Lok Sabha today, informed that as per Detailed Project Reports (DPRs), the projected investment on full realization of PCPIRs is Rs. 7.63 lakh ...

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India Pharma & India Medical Device 2018 begins in Bengaluru 

Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme announced by the Government, popularly called as ‘Namo-Care’, has the potential to turn India into the largest pharma manufacturer of the world in about three years”, Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Ananthkumar, said while inaugurating the third edition of India Pharma 2018 and India Medical Device 2018, International conference and ...

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