Five fuel retail outlets that would be operated by prison inmates at various locations were inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami throught video-conferencing here Friday. Set up at a cost of Rs 10 crore by IndianOil Corporation, the outlets were located in Puzhal, Vellore, Palayamkottai, Pudukottai and Coimbatore.
The prisons department and the IndianOil Corporation Ltd would be setting up fuel retail outlets at six more places across the state, a press release said here. IndianOil would be investing an additional Rs 10 crore for the six bunks – at Puzhal (on Ambattur Road), Salem, Tiruchirappalli (Airport Road), Tiruchirappalli (Gandhi market), Madurai and Coimbatore (Bharathiar Road).
The outlets would have state-of-the-art facilities including adequate storage for petrol, diesel, space for storing lubricants and electronic dispensing units among others, the release said. Read More