Bhubaneswar: January 16: Inaugural function of Oil & Gas Conservation Awareness Drive-SAKSHAM 18 was conducted at Jayadev Bhavan, Bhubaneswar and the function was inaugurated by Hon’ble Governor of Odisha Dr.S C Jamir. In his inaugural address, he has stressed upon the need to conserve Petroleum Products which not only saves money but also the environment. He stressed upon need of conservation of Oil and Gas as our country is not self- dependent in t of petroleum products. So, Oil Industries along with PCRA should organise such programmes in a bigger way for the noble cause to create awareness among all sectors of people about the importance of Oil and Gas conservation.
State level co-ordinator Shri Pritish Bharat, Chief General Manager, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd on behalf of Oil Industry, Odisha, elaborated on the activities planned to create awareness about Oil and Gas conservation in the state. During this one month, Oil Industries jointly with PCRA, will conduct training programmes for drivers on better driving habits to save fuel. Workshops will be conducted for house wives on better cooking habits to save LPG. Across the state, Quiz, debate and painting competitions will be organised in schools and colleges.
This year SAKSHAM 18 will be observed during 16th Jan’2018 to 15th Feb’2018 across the country.