Rajouri Admin conducts surprise inspection of Petrol Pumps

During the extensive inspections carried, it was found that out of 21 Petrol Pumps, 09 petrol pumps have all the basic amenities for the consumers, 06 lack the facility of drinking water,

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Rajouri, Publish Date: Nov 18 2017 1:13AM | Updated Date: Nov 18 2017 1:13AM
Rajouri Admin conducts surprise inspection of Petrol Pumps

The District Administration Rajouri today carried out surprise inspection of Petrol Pumps located across the District in terms of provisioning  of various facilities like toilets, drinking water, free air pressure check, fire safety and overall security as mandated under guidelines of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt. of India.

Teams of officer under supervision of concerned SDMs and Tehsildars were deployed to check and verify, if the guidelines issued by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt of India for provisioning of aforesaid facilities are followed or not.  

The move comes on the circular instructions of the state Government conveyed vide Circular No.  4 FCS&CA 2017 Dated 24.10.2017.  

During the extensive inspections carried, it was found that out of  21 Petrol Pumps, 09 petrol pumps have all the basic amenities for the consumers, 06 lack the facility of drinking water, 

air gauge  facility has not  been found to be functional or installed in equal number of pumps besides 03 pumps don't have Toilets facilities. 

One petrol pump namely Mir Oil Aids lacks all the basic amenities and was found functioning in contravention of standing guidelines. 

It was also found that two petrol pumps one each located in Kalakote and Rajouri town are non functional.  

A Spokesman of District Administration stated that the Petrol Pumps are under scanner over blatant  non-compliance of mandatory Safety & Security Measures and provisioning of basic facilities to the consumer.  

He further added that shortcomings observed during the course of surprise inspection shall be forwarded to the respective oil companies which have given license to the Petrol Pumps and stringent action as warranted under norms shall be taken against the defaulter.

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