Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan in presence of chief minister Virbhadra Singh today laid the foundation stone of Rs 507 crore Indian Oil Terminal at Pekhubella in Una assembly constituency in Himachal Pradesh.
The Una terminal would be strategic storage point for Indian defence to meet annual winter fuel stocking in Leh and Ladakh and enroute Pathankot to Srinagar besides for Indian defence at Karu, Nima, Upshi, Kyari through the mighty Rohtang. It would cater to 224 retail outlet, 22 superior Kerosene Oil agencies, 125 consumer pumps meeting requirement of 580,000 KL annually in Himachal Pradesh. Under advance winter, stocking approximately 90,000 Kilo litre petroleum products would be supplied to Ladakh region when road links open through Rohtang and Jojila passes. Read More…
Credit By: The Economic Times
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