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Prevent Misuse Of Oil And Gas- Governor Shri Thakur

15 January 2011 : Bhopal

Governor Shri Rameshwar Thakur has underlined the needs for taking preventive measures to reduce the misuse of oil and gas so as to maintain prosperous life on this earth. He was inaugurating an oil and gas conservation fortnight here today. On this occasion, Shri Thakur flagged off an awareness rally for oil and gas conservation. The school children and scouts and guides took part in the rally.
Speaking on the occasion, Governor Shri Thakur said that the deposits of oil and natural gas are nature gifted to the society of human beings. Natural gas is an eco-friendly fuel. The demand of it is increasing in every sector and natural deposits are limited. Shri Thakur informed that around 80 million barrel oil is being consumed every day resulting in crore of tonnes carbon emitting and dissolving in environment. He further said that the demand of oil and gas will increase upto 80% till 2015.
Therefore, there is a need to develop such an effective mechanism that can control misuse of oil and gas. Every misuse of them should be prevented. The Governor has pleaded for sanity among the citizens to make themselves aware with friends and relatives. The future of next generation will be bright with the awareness of present generation.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Bhopal local unit Executive Director Shri M.K. Dubey threw lights on the efforts of BHEL for preventing misuse of oil and gas and their conservation. West Central Railway Regional Manager Shri Ghanshyam Singh apprised the gathering of ongoing programmes meant for oil and gas conservation by Railways.
Additional Chief Secretary Shri Satyaprakash and senior officials of oil and gas companies and organisations also expressed their views on oil and gas conservation. On this occasion, oil and gas organisations presented domestic solar to the guests.

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