Dharmendra Pradhan, minister for petroleum & natural gas and skill development & entrepreneurship, tells Outlook that there are jobs in the country and more employment opportunities will be generated in the future.
Lashing out at the Congress, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Gandhi's family had ruled India for over four decades and his party was in power in Odisha for long but still did nothing for the state.
Informing that the Modi government has approved a medical college and hospital for Jajpur district, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said there are 207 sanctioned posts for doctors in Jajpur but many are lying vacant.
Stating that the initiative would provide gainful employment opportunities to the women, the Union minister said the objective is to ensure that all 2.25 crore women of Odisha achieve economic empowerment and self-reliance.
International oil prices touching a four-year high of USD 85 per barrel is a "challenge" that has resulted in fuel prices continuing to rise despite a one-off excise duty cut and public sector units (PSUs) subsidising fuel.
'If we use American technology and innovation in India's market, then it is not necessary that all components will be made in America. If American technology needs business, then they will have to come to India.'