GUWAHATI, Feb 2: As part of the on-going program for ‘SAKSHAM 2018’ and for creating awareness amongst general public/students on fuel conservation a Walkthon cum mass awareness campaign was launched by Indian Oil – Guwahati Siliguri Pipeline.
The rally was flagged off by general manager – Guwahati Siliguri Pipeline, A K Mishra in presence of all employees of GSPL Guwahati on Friday. The rally started from GSPL Guwahati unit headquarter, Noonmati and culminated at Dadara (Hajo) – Kamrup district after covering a distance of 35 km. En-route the rally IOCL officials stopped at various junctions/crossings, explained the various methods of oil conservation to the general public.
Speaking on the occasion A K Mishra stressed the need for fuel conservation and its importance in the coming days. He urged each and every employee to be the change agent in this mission. He explained that by using fuel judiciously we can save money as well as for we can save for our environment.
Bilingual leaflets/pamphlets depicting methods of oil conservation were distributed to the public. The essence of the tag line “Indhan Sanrakshan ki Jimmendari, Jan Gan ki Bhagidari” for ‘SAKSHAM 2018’ was explained to the public. Tree plantation was also done on this occasion to reduce the carbon foot print.
School children from Betkuchi High School, Betkuchi and Harvard School, Dadara were associated with IOCL–GSPL during this rally. The focus segments (School children, farmers) for spreading the awareness were touched upon and were involved in this rally The villagers of Dadara and Hajo (Kamrup district) appreciated and thanked IOCL officials for the steps taken to spread the messages of oil conservation.