Dibrugarh: The coronavirus pandemic has become a major concern and Indian Oil is determined to do everything possible to keep the nation energized and also help out people in all spheres possible. All Indian Oil establishments, especially its Oil Terminals and LPG bottling plants are well stocked up and operating in full capacity to ensure that the wheels of the nation keep moving and the flames in the kitchen of Indane customers keep burning.
Operating locations are taking all necessary steps to ensure the safety of employees and channel partners. All petrol pumps and LPG distributorships of its are also functioning normally under the advisory of the State governments & local administration for maintaining essential services of petroleum products to the public. LPG supply chain is well prepared for the lockdown period and there is plenty of LPG to go around for everyone. Online bookings are encouraged along with digital payments wherever possible to avoid unnecessary handling of currency notes in view of COVID-19.
Indian Oil is also happy to inform that as announced by Prime Minister over 8 crore Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries will be entitled to a total of three 14.2-kg LPG cylinders for free between April to June (one cylinder each month) to deal with the economic impact of the lockdown imposed to curb spread of the coronavirus. Ex-Gratia to the frontline warriors Indian Oil personnel like LPG showroom staff, godown-keepers, LPG mechanics and LPG delivery boys, retail outlet customer attendants, truck drivers including bulk/pack transporters, are at the forefront of this fight, risking their lives to ensure delivery of fuel to customers and fellow citizens. As a goodwill gesture and in recognition of the services rendered in these difficult times, an ex-gratia amount of Rs 5,00,000/- (Rs. Five lakhs only) has been announced in case of death of any above-mentioned personnel due to COVID-19. The amount will be paid to the spouse of such personnel.