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Jammu 21 January 2017

A month long awareness programme “Saksham – 2017”aimed at creating awareness amongst masses towards judicious utilization and conservation of petroleum products has been started by Petroleum Conservation & Research Association under theaegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.

As part of the activities entrusted to Oil Marketing Companies, ‘Bi-cycle Day’ is being organized across the country on 21.01.2017. The Bi-cycle rally was organized by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited in Jammu with support of other OMCs. The rally was flagged off by Chief Guest for the occasion Shri Danesh Rana, IGP, Jammu start from HPCL Office / Housing Complex at Gandhinagar and ended at HPCL Petrol Pump M/s Jay Kay Gas, Opposite Aisa Hotel, Gandhinagar.

The event commenced with a simple ceremony whereby participants were distributed caps and T Shirts with the conservation messages. Shri Danesh Rana, the chief guest for the occasion, administered the conservation pledge to all the members in the gathering. In his address, he stressed the importance of the theme of the event and its implications on the national future and prosperity.

NukkadNataks on the theme of ‘Conservation of Petroleum Products’ were also organized for the gathering.

The event was concluded with a note of thanks from HPCL to the participants including members of theCyclist Federation of Indiawho braved the chilly weather to come out in large numbers and spread this important message of the need to conserve the planet’s non renewable energy sources.

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