Oil refining major Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL) will open at least 50 retail outlets across the State in this financial year as part of its larger plans to have 257 retail outlets in Karnataka and Kerala.
MRPL Managing Director M. Venkatesh told reporters here on Saturday that the company’s existing seven retail outlets have been receiving positive response from customers, with the latest one being opened at Gubbi in Tumakuru district.
The company has planned to open another 50-60 outlets this financial year, all in the State, and the remaining in the next financial year. Of the total 257 outlets, 190 would be located in Karnataka and the rest in Kerala, he added.
Meanwhile, the company is gearing up to upgrade the fuel quality to BS VI standard as mandated by the Union government, to become effective on April 1, 2020. Read More