Oilcos asked to improve LPG supply
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Oct 16: Chief Secretary, Madhav Lal Tuesday directed oil companies to utilize their full capacity to improve the supply of LPG to the consumers.
The Chief Secretary also asked the CAPD to assist the oil companies by providing additional trucks of SRTC to facilitate immediate transportation and distribution of LPG.
He directed the Divisional Administration to dispatch official teams to ascertain the facts on ground and monitor the daily situation regarding supply of gas, an official handout today said.
He directed that the provisions of LPG (Regulation of Supply and Distribution Order of 2000) should be used by the empowered officials of state government to effectively monitor the functioning of LPG dealers.
Chairing a Video Conference with administrative officials and representatives of Oil companies to review the availability of LPG in Srinagar, Jammu and other parts of the State, the Chief Secretary said that the Oil companies should meet their individual targets and ensure that adequate number of LPG cylinders are dispatched to the dealers and should also ensure their subsequent distribution to the consumers.
The Divisional administration Srinagar and Jammu and representatives of Hindustan Petroleum, Indian oil and Bharat Petroleum updated the Chief Secretary about the latest availability and supply position in the state.
Chief Secretary asked oil companies to carry out their responsibilities so that consumers are not unnecessarily burdened and said that the manpower at dealership level should be increased as long queues are being witnessed at various delivery points.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 16 Oct 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 IST
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