By writer to www.newindianexpress.com
BHUBANESWAR: Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal on Saturday appealed the individuals to make environment friendly use of petroleum merchandise to advertise higher well being and setting whereas saving the economic system from increased import prices.
In his message to the individuals on the inaugural perform of Saksham, an annual month-long gasoline conservation marketing campaign, organised collectively by Petroleum Conservation Analysis Affiliation (PCRA) and oil trade beneath the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Pure Gasoline, the Governor emphasised on oil conservation to attain ‘Atmanirvar Bharat’.
He urged all to develop behavior of optimum use of power which subsequently will assist in defending the nationwide economic system, present a wholesome setting to human life, cut back import payments and maintain the ecosystem. Inaugurating the perform at Indian Oil Bhavan right here, Rajya Sabha Member Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra highlighted the necessity to preserve petroleum merchandise in any respect prices.
The conservation turned extra necessary as fossil gasoline being a finite supply will likely be exhausted inside subsequent few a long time, he mentioned. State stage coordinator, chief basic supervisor and Odisha head of IOCL Subhajit Ghosh elaborated on the actions deliberate to create consciousness about oil and gasoline conservation within the State.
He mentioned oil industries and PCRA will conduct coaching programmes for drivers on higher driving habits to avoid wasting gasoline. Workshops will likely be carried out for housewives at each LPG panchayat on higher cooking habits to avoid wasting LPG. This aside, quiz, debate and portray competitions will likely be organised in colleges and faculties to stress the significance of conservation.
Kidney fraud: One other criticism lodged
Bhubaneswar: One other criticism was lodged towards conman Himanshu Bhusan Nanda (32) with the police on Saturday over the alleged kidney donor fraud. Alok Chayani of Kendrapara district filed an FIR at Saheed Nagar police station alleging that Nanda had taken `8.5 lakh from him in 2015 on the promise of arranging a kidney donor for him.
Up to now, 4 complaints have been filed towards Nanda for dishonest needy sufferers and swindling over Rs 30 lakh from them. Nanda of Kendrapara district was arrested by Nayapalli police on Tuesday basing on the criticism of a resident of IRC Village Pratap Chandra Mishra for allegedly taking Rs 5.5 lakh advance from him in 2019 to rearrange a kidney donor.
Police mentioned extra victims are coming ahead to lodge complaints towards Nanda after his arrest. In the meantime, Nayapalli police on Saturday introduced the accused on three-day remand for additional questioning him on this connection. Sources mentioned the police have acquired info that Nanda had managed to execute a deal of kidney transplantation in Balasore district earlier and they’re verifying the claims.