New Delhi : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated ONGC’s iconic Corporate Office, Deendayal Urja Bhavan during the nationwide launch of PM Saubhgya Yojna – Government’s flagship initiative to provide electricity connection to the last mile.
The Prime Minister also unveiled the statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya at the ONGC premises in the presence of Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister (P&NG), Shri R K Singh Minister of State (IC) (PN&RE), K D Tripathi, Secretary (MoPNG) and Shri Dinesh K Sarraf, CMD, ONGC.
The Deendayal Urja Bhawan has been awarded the highest LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum Rating by U.S. Green Building Council. The ONGC building is a symbol of harmony between Energy & Ecology. It is an environmentally sustainable building that has been designed, constructed and operated to minimize the total environmental impact by reducing energy consumption, water conservation 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 PM dedicated the Booster Processor facility, BCPA 3 platform of ONGC’s Bassein & 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 electronic workflow environment, which will improve efficiency and enhance transparency in day to day functioning of ONGC. The PM also interacted with young ONGC employees at Western Offshore and Ahmedabad Asset through VC.
The PM along with the other dignitaries earlier visited the ‘Knowledge Centre’, a state-of-the-art Audio Visual experience zone created in the building. The dignitaries 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.