Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) and Oil PSUs under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas organised a campaign to sensitize the masses about importance and advantages of fuel conservation and its effective utilization.
Every year Oil Industry observe “Oil & Gas Conservation Fortnight” (OGFC) during January. This year, Minister of State (IC), P&NG, Sh. Dharmendra Pradhan proposed to extend the period of this campaign to one month from 16th January to 15th February, 2017; renaming from Oil and Gas Conservation Fortnight (OGCF) to सक्षम (संरक्षण क्षमता महोत्सव) in order to intensify the campaign for making masses aware about the need, issues and solutions for conservation & effective utilization of petroleum products.
A “Fuel Efficient Driving Contest” was also organized on 14th April to give hands on experience to drivers in the form of contest on saving fuel while driving. The winners were awarded today with Rs. 5000/- each to Driver and Helper.
If Drivers take good care while driving to ensure optimum fuel consumption and proper maintenance of their vehicles, it reduces apprx. 20% consumption of diesel. This reduction results in saving huge cost runnin in thousands of crore, in terms of import bill of the country; make transportation more cost effective and improve Climate/Environment for people of the country.
These programmes aim at making Oil Conservation a National Movement specially making all drivers aware of their role in this movement to achieve the desired goal. Read More…