Oil India Donates Rs 3.2 Cr To Meet Additional Kerosene Requirement Of Cyclone-Hit People In Odisha

13 May 2019


Bhubaneswar: Extending support to Odisha for Cyclone relief, Oil India Ltd. handed over cheque of Rs 3.2 crore to Special Relief Commissioner today for expediting rebuilding and restoration works.

General Manager of OIL Rajeev Singhal also informed that, with this fund an additional 10 lakh litre of kerosene will be be made available free of cost to the Cyclone-hit people of Odisha.

This development came after Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan intervened and advised the PSUs under Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas to contribute around Rs 3.2 crore (equivalent to 1000 KL SKO on cost basis) through CSR funds to the CM Relief Fund/State Exchequer and meet the additional requirement of kerosene demanded by Odisha Government.