1 Sep : The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Murli Deora has sanctioned additional quantity of 10 Thousand Metric Tonne(TMT) of Superior Kerosene Oil (SKO) to the flood affected areas of Bihar as requested by the Chief Minister of Bihar.
This emerged at a review meeting chaired by Shri Murli Deora, here today, on fuel supply and providing relief to the flood affected people. It was also reiterated that the required quantity of LPG would be supplied by the Oil Marketing Companies besides maintaining enough supply of transportation fuels like petroleum and diesel. In addition, the Oil PSUs would provide essential relief material like tents, medicine, etc. worth Rs. 5 crore through the state government accredited agencies like the Red Cross Society of India. The retail outlets of the OMCs will also be made available for extending relief and assistance to the flood affected people.