IOC mulls giving 5-kg cylinders to distributors to counter carriers’ strike in Assam


IOC mulls giving 5-kg cylinders to distributors to counter carriers’ strike in Assam

With LPG cylinder carriers on an indefinite strike in Assam, Indian Oil Corporation Thursday said it is considering supplying 5 kg cylinders to distributors for sale at the gates of its bottling plants.

The North East Packed LPG Transporter Association (NEPLTA) began an indefinite strike from September 9 with several demands regarding the latest tender floated by the PSU giant.

NEPLTA operates around 3,000 trucks to transport LPG cylinders from IOC’s six plants at North Guwahati, Sarpara, Bongaigaon, Duliajan, Gopanari and Silchar to various distributors across Assam.

“Due to the strike, stocks at distributor points have almost dried up. We are trying to handle the situation so that common people are not affected. Read More

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