Ensured LPG Supply to Customers amid Covid-19, Floods in Assam, Says BPCL


Notwithstanding the twin challenges of COVID-19 catastrophe and devastating floods in Assam, government-owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) has ensured offers of LPG cylinders to its shoppers throughout the state, an official said on Saturday.

LPG cylinders are being despatched to the flood-affected people by means of the usage of boats, whereas provide males have been sustaining social distancing norms to curb the unfold of the coronavirus sickness, he said.

“Our delivery boys continue to work hard. They are using boats to reach around 12,000 customers in Kalgachia areaand 2,000 in Tengagaon in Barpeta district, 13,000 in Lakhipur locality of Goalpara, about 8,500 in Dhansirikash and Kharupetia of Darrang, and 3,000 customers in Borguli area of Nagaon district,” the official said.

They are guaranteeing residence provide of LPG cylinders, whereas adhering to all precautionary norms to incorporate the unfold of the sickness, in response to a company assertion. BPCL has moreover delivered free refills to 6.27 lakh beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), no matter challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and problems with floods.


The agency has tied up with 50 village stage entrepreneurs to ship refills to distant areas, it said.

LPG cylinders are geared up from Numaligarh Refinery Bottling plant which has been working all by means of the lockdown, the assertion said. “The plant at NRL follows all standard operating procedures and it was operational during the entire period of total lockdown to ensure that there was no scarcity of cooking gas,” it said.

BPCL had not too way back launched WhatsApp reserving and funds to make it useful for the patrons to order refills, it said.