Oil PSUs contribute Rs 15 crores towards Gujarat CM Flood Relief Fund

Six Central  Oil PSUs viz. ONGC, IOC, BPCL, HPCL, GAIL and OIL under the administrative  control of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas have contributed Rs 15  Crore to the Flood Relief Fund of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat to aid  the flood affected people of the State. While ONGC and IOC have contributed Rs  3.2 Crore each, the other four PSUs have contributed Rs 2.15 Crore each. 

A  cheque of Rs. 15 crores was handed over to Shri Vijay Ramniklal Rupani, Hon’ble  Chief Minister of Gujarat by the representatives of Oil companies led by ONGC CMD  Shri D K Sarraf at the CM’s Office in Ahmedabad today.

Representatives of oil PSUs led by D. K. Sarraf, CMD, ONGC handing over the cheque to Vijay Ramniklal Rupani, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat

Representatives of oil PSUs led by D. K. Sarraf, CMD, ONGC handing over the cheque to Vijay Ramniklal Rupani, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat

This  is an initiative taken by the Central Oil PSUs under the leadership of Shri  Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Cabinet Minister for Petroleum & Natural  Gas, Government of India.

Additionally,  as part of its CSR initiative ONGC’s Ahmedabad and Mehsana Asset had carried  out flood relief activity through distribution of food packets, drinking water,  preventive medicine, utensil sets and hygiene kits in association with the  district administration in the districts of Banaskantha, Palanpur and Patan. A  state of the art dewatering unit was also pressed into service for removal of  flood water from a 66 KV power Sub Station which supplies electricity to the  entire Gandhinagar District.

As  responsible corporate citizens, Oil PSUs have extended a helping hand to the  State machinery in dealing with the magnitude of destruction and damage caused  by the recent floods which has resulted in large scale loss of lives and  property and displacement of lakhs of people from their homes.

The  Chief Minister highly appreciated and thanked all the oil PSUs for extending  their helping hand to the flood affected people of Gujarat.

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Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd
Corporate Communications, New Delhi,
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