Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas Current Affairs, GK & News

Rajiv Bansal appointed as the Chairman and Managing director of Air India

Veteran bureaucrat Rajiv Bansal was recently appointed as the Chairman and Managing director of Air India. He has been appointed as the head of the national carrier for a second time. Rajiv Bansal is a 1988-batch IAS officer of the Nagaland cadre and he is currently serving as the additional secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. ..

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Cabinet approves transfer of Assam Gas Cracker Project to oil ministry

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the transfer of administrative control of Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL), the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) implementing Assam Gas Cracker Project (AGCP) from Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals (under Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers) to Union Ministry ..

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High level Committee Recommends to Reduce Import Dependency of Crude

The High-Level Committee constituted to examine the issues relating to the preparation of action plan to create synergy among R&D Centres of Oil & Gas PSUs; tax issues and ways to benefit from GST by the Oil & Gas PSUs has submitted its report to the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. Observations made on ..

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Ministry of Petroleum launches Saksham 2018 Campaign

The Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas has launched month long Saksham 2018 (Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav). Saksham is annual flagship event of PCRA with active involvement of Oil & Gas PSUs along with other stakeholders like State Governments. Key Facts Saksham aims at creating focused attention ..

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M. Veerappa Moily is the new Environment and Forests Minister

The current Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Marpadi Veerappa Moily, has been assigned an additional charge of the Environment and Forests Ministry after the exit of Jayanthi Natarajan. Ministry of Environment & Forests ( MoEF) The MoEF is the chief agency in the administrative framework of the Central Government accountable for the planning, promotion, ..

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