Petroleum Minister visits ONGC Headquarters, dedicates major CSR projects to public

Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of  Petroleum & Natural Gas Mr Dharmendra Pradhan has launched key ONGC CSR  projects, benefiting thousands of residents of Dehradun.

ONGC CMD welcoming Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

ONGC CMD,Local MLA Harbans Kapoor,GOC,Cantt Board Maj Gen Sabharwal,Petroleum Secretary Kapil Dev Tripathi,Addl Secretary U.P.Singh,MLA Mussoorie Ganesh Joshi

Addressing a large public gathering, Mr Pradhan  reiterated Govt’s commitment towards welfare of all sections of the society.  With launch of these projects, ONGC would be partnering citizens of the city in  several welfare schemes.

Projects dedicated by the MoS include Tubewell project at  Prem Nagar, Public sanitation facilities at Tapkeshwar temple and Harit Moksha  project at Prem Nagar and Tapkeshwar.

he Tubewell project in Prem Nagar, Cantonment area would  benefit 20,000 people. Construction of Public facilities (5 seated toilet  complex) in Tapkeshwar would benefit over 2 lakh pilgrims who visit this  historic temple annually. Installing Harit Moksh Green Cremation Systems at  Prem Nagar & Tapkeshwar would be of immense contribution towards  environment.

Mr Pradhan was on visit to Dehradun to participate in  meeting of Consultative Committee for MoPNG and visited various institutes of  ONGC also. Earlier, on his arrival to ONGC Headquarters, he visited  Martyr's memorial and paid homage to ONGC officers who laid down their lives in service of the country.

Mr. Pradhan also visited Subir Raha Museum at Tel Bhavan,  Keshava Deva Malaviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration (KDMIPE), Institute of  Drilling Technology (IDT), GEOPIC and ONGC Academy and took keen interest in  various research projects. At GEOPIC, he also visited Aryabhata-2, supercomputer system for ONGC operations which is one of the best in the  world.

Minister at Oil Museum at ONGC, Dehradun

The Minister interacted with young graduate trainees at ONGC  Academy and remarked that their enthusiasm gives confidence of a bright future for ONGC.

Later, Mr Pradhan also addressed media and held friendly  discussion on a host of issues. Dharmendra Pradhan  launched key ONGC CSR project benefiting thousands of residents of Dehradun.

Minister Dharmendra Pradhan addressing media

Planting a sapling in the Institute of Drilling Technology campus

The  Minister visited ONGC's IDT and got acquainted with various functions of  advanced drilling technology. ONGC CMD D K Sarraf , Director (T&FS) Shashi  Shanker , Director (Offshore ) T K Sengupta, Director (HR) DD  Misra, Director (Exploration ) A.K.  Dwivedi, Director (Onshore)  VP Mahawar, Director ( F) A.K. Srinivasan  were also present.

MoS (I/C) MoPNG Dharmendra Pradhan Interacted with the drilling professionals at  the Institute of Drilling Technology today. Petroleum Secretary Kapil Dev  Tripathi, Addl Secretary Mr. UP Singh , ONGC CMD Dinesh K Sarraf ,  Director(T&FS) Mr. Shashi Shanker , Director(Offshore ) Mr. TK Sengupta, Director (HR) Mr. DD Misra, Director(Exploration ) Mr. A.K. Dwivedi, Director (Onshore) Mr. VP Mahawar, Director( F) Mr. A.K. Srinivasan were also present on this occasion.

Minister Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan experienced a live demonstration of 3D Reservoir Model  at the virtual reality center at Keshava Deva Malaviya Institute of Petroleum  Exploration (KDMIPE).

Minister visited GEOPIC and saw Aryabhata-2, the  supercomputer  system for ONGC operations which is one of the best in the world.

Minister visited GEOPIC and saw Aryabhata-2, the  supercomputer  system for ONGC operations which is one of the best in the world.