Officials said it took over three hours to douse the fire, which started at 7 am. The deceased have been identified as CISF personnel N A Nayak (48), M Paswan (33) and SP Kushwaha (36), and ONGC employee C N Rao (50), police said.
Pradhan said, "There are two challenges with regard to natural resources. One is to keep an estimate on how much we have and the other one is to monetise it. Disinvestment or privatisation of ONGC is not happening."
Severe cyclonic storm Fani, which was centered in the west of the Bay of Bengal, is expected to make landfall at the south of Puri in Odisha within 24 hours. Sources said ONGC had as many as six rigs exploring and drilling for oil and gas off the Andhra coast.
ONGC recruitment 2019: The vacancies are announced for the posts of Assistant Executive Engineer, Chemist, Geologist, Geophysicist, Materials Management Officer, Programming Officer, and Transport Officer. The application process to conclude on April 25, 2019.