Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan today interacted with the members of Team Odisha which won the 2nd position in the overall medals tally at the India Skills Competition.The Minister congratulated the medal winners and wished them all the best for World Skills Competition to be held in Kazan, Russia in August, 2019. He assured them of all support from Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship for preparation for the World Skills in providing world class training. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said that the young winners have shown exemplary talent, dedication and hard work. Their aspirations have enabled them to demonstrate excellence at India Skills competition. They are the “Dharmapadas” of our times. He said that they have brought laurels for Odisha and he is confident and hopeful that they will go on to bring laurels for the country at World Skills competition.”The Minister felicitated them with a memento and a special commemorative Navakalebara coin.