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Petrol pumps to sell EESL's energy efficient bulbs, fans

18 Août 2017

Energy efficient LED bulbs, tube lights and ceiling fans will be sold at petrol pumps across the country. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said at an event in New Delhi that petrol pumps may soon be allowed to run pharmacies and IT service centres. "Our three OMCs are expert in retail energy business..." Pradhan said that oil marketing companies are coming up with innovative ideas to conserve energy with their collaboration and in the future generic medicine stores will also be opened along with them, Times of India reported. He added that this would enable the growth of non-fuel retail businesses.

"We [the government] are trying that the pharmacy wing of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers, and the IT Ministry's common service centres be opened at state-owned petrol pumps", Pradhan said.

"OMCs retail outlets should become convenience centres where daily essential products and services are made available to the public at large, so that non-fuel retail business could be grown".

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The minister disclosed that around 55,000 retail energy outlets of the OMCs attract around 35 million footfalls per day.

As per the agreement, Oil Marketing Companies - Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) - will distribute UJALA Energy Efficient Appliances through their Petrol Pumps across the country.

"The marketing network of the three oil marketing companies is unparalleled and this tie-up will only accelerate and scale up the distribution of energy efficient appliances across the length and breadth of the country", Goyal said.

Petrol pumps to sell EESL's energy efficient bulbs, fans