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Oil PSUs contribute Rs 15 crore towards Gujarat CM Flood Relief Fund

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Six Central oil public sector undertakings (PSUs) -- ONGC, IOC, BPCL, HPCL, GAIL and OIL -- under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas have contributed Rs 15 crore to the Gujarat Chief Minister's Flood Relief Fund to aid the flood-affected people of the state.
 
While Oil and Natural Gas Corporation  (ONGC) and Indian Oil Corporation  (IOC) have contributed Rs. 3.2 crore each, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), GAIL (India) Limited and Oil India Limited (OIL) -- have contributed Rs. 2.15 crore each, a press release from ONGC said.
 
A cheque for Rs. 15 crore was handed over to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani by the representatives of the oil companies led by ONGC Chairman and Managing Director D. K. Sarraf in Gandhingar, near here,t oday.
 
This is an initiative taken by the Central Oil PSUs under the leadership of Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, the release said.
 
Additionally, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, ONGC’s Ahmedabad and Mehsana Asset had carried out flood relief activity through distribution of food packets, drinking water, preventive medicine, utensil sets and hygiene kits in association with the district administration in the districts of Banaskantha, Palanpur and Patan. 
 
A state-of-the-art dewatering unit was also pressed into service for removal of flood water from a 66 KV power sub-station which supplies electricity to Gandhinagar district.
 
The Chief Minister appreciated and thanked all the oil PSUs for extending their helping hand to the flood affected people of Gujarat.
 
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