HPCL appoints first-ever Village Level Gas Agency in JK
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Mar 21: Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd has appointed the first-ever village level gas agency in the state under RGGLVY (Rajiv Gandhi Gramin LPG Vitrak Yojana).
The agency has been set up under the name and style of M/s Jai Maa Sheetla HPGAS Gramin Vitrak at Bani, District Kathua.
The distributorship agreement with the agency has been signed and appointment letter was handed over to the Proprietor of the agency Adish Sondhi by the State Head of HPCL, Ashwani Kumar Gupta in presence of Senior Sales Officer, Shri Pradeep Khyalia.
First load of 300 domestic cylinders has been sent to the agency on March 19 thereby fulfilling the long-pending demand of the consumers of Bani which is 85 kms from the nearest gas agency.
This agency will cater to the domestic as well as non-domestic needs of the consumers of the area, an official statement said.
With this new commissioning, HPGAS has now increased its distributor strength to 5 in the district of Kathua and 40 in Jammu Province.
The necessary rates of refills as well as new connections have been displayed at the showroom for the benefit of the consumers.
Registration for new connection as well additional cylinder is free and open.
Pertinently, following the implementation of new LPG policy in the state, Kashmir faced huge gas crisis. This paper carried a number of stories reporting the problems the people faced due to shortage of gas agencies in the Kashmir Valley.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 21 Mar 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 IST
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