Petroleum Conservation Campaign ‘Saksham 2017’ Inaugurated in Nagaland

Posted on:18 Jan 2017 09:33:48
Petroleum Conservation Campaign ‘Saksham 2017’ Inaugurated in Nagaland
18 January 2017 Current Affairs: The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOP & NG) inaugurated one month long oil and gas conservation campaign “Saksham-2017” at a function in Unity College, Dimapur in Nagaland on January 16, 2017.

The mass awareness campaign was inaugurated by chief guest Ramongo Lotha, secretary Food and Civil Supplies. The campaign would be conducted from January 16 to February 15, 2017.

The main aim of such campaign is to spread the awareness on fuel conservation so as to minimize the wastage of petroleum products as the demand for it remains high.

The Oil Companies in the State would organize a number of events such as cycle rally, seminars and workshops for drivers and workers in motor workshops, quiz for students, motor rally etc. to spread awareness about the need to conserve fuel.

India is the Third largest global consumer of petroleum and imports 80 percent of the crude oil to meet the demand.

The mass awareness campaign on oil and gas conservation is conducted every year by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOP & NG across the country on January 16.

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