PM Modi launches ONGC's crack Corporate Office Deendayal Urja Bhavan

23 Oct 2017 9:19 AM GMT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated ONGC's iconic Corporate Office, Deendayal Urja Bhavan during the nationwide launch of the PM Saubhgya Yojna, the Government's flagship initiative to provide electricity connections to the last mile.

The Prime Minister also unveiled a statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya at the ONGC premises in the presence of Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister (P&NG), R K Singh, Minister of State (I/C) (PN & RE), K D Tripathi, Secretary (MoPNG) and Dinesh K Sarraf, CMD, ONGC.

The Deendayal Urja Bhawan has been awarded the highest LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum Rating by the US Green Building Council. The ONGC buildingis a symbol of harmony between Energy & Ecology. It is an environmentally sustainable building which has been designed, constructed and operated to minimise the total environmental impact by reducing energy consumption, conserving water and recycling waste. The project has been registered as a CDM (Clean Development Mechanism) Project with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

On this occasion, the Prime Minister dedicated the Booster Processor facility, BCPA 3 platform, of ONGC's Bassein and Satellite Asset in the country's Western Offshore via video conference. The project will provide an expected cumulative gas gain of 18.83 bcm with incremental peak gas rate of 9.10 mmscmd, which will add to ONGC's gas production.

The PM also launched ONGC's Paperless Office Project, DISHA, at ONGC's Ahmedabad Asset through video conference. The project envisages carrying out regular office jobs without physical movement of paper documents/ files.

The enterprise wide project, which is one of the major IT projects among government/ PSUs, is in line with the "Digital India" initiative and will create an electronic document management and workflow environment, which will improve efficiency and enhance transparency in the day-to-day functioning of ONGC. The Prime Minister also interacted with young ONGC employees at the Western Offshore and Ahmedabad Asset through video conferencing.

The PM, along with the other guests, earlier visited the 'Knowledge Centre', a state-of-the-art audio visual experience zone created in the building. Everyone experienced the technological marvel of Deendayal Urja Bhawan and its unique features as well as ONGC's glorious journey of over six decades through captivating digital displays.

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