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About Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Debendra Pradhan (Member of Rajya Sabha) is the Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Minister of Steel in the Second Modi Ministry and a BJP leader. He was previously also the Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in the First Modi Ministry. He was elected to the Rajya Sabha in March 2018 from Madhya Pradesh.

Dharmendra Debendra Pradhan is the Cabinet Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel in the Government of India. On 31 May 2019, Shri Pradhan began his second consecutive tenure at the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas becoming the first such incumbent in the history of independent India.

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  • March 21

    Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

    Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

    March 21, 2019
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    The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is a Ministry of Government of India set up on 9 November 2014 to coordinate all skill development efforts across the country. Industrial training, apprenticeship and other skill development responsibilities were transferred from the Ministry of Labour and Employment to this newly made ministry on 16 April 2015. It aims to remove the disconnect between demand and supply of skilled manpower, to build the new skills and innovative thinking not only for existing jobs but also for jobs that are to be created.
  • August 21

    Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

    Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

    August 21, 2018
    The Rajya Sabha or Council of States is the Upper House of the Parliament of India. Membership is limited to 250 members, and the present Rajya Sabha has 245 members. 233 members are elected by the Vidhan Sabha members and 12 are nominated by the President for their contributions to art, literature, science, and social services. Members sits for six years term, with one-third of the members retiring every two year
  • June 14

    Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

    Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

    June 14, 2014
    The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOP&NG) is a ministry of the Government of India. It is responsible for the exploration, production, refining, distribution, marketing, import, export, and conservation of petroleum, natural gas, petroleum products, and liquefied natural gas in India.
  • August 9

    Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha

    Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha

    August 9, 2004
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    A member of Parliament is a member of the House of Representatives, which has a minimum of 120 members, elected at a general election for a three-year term.

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