In a first, Indian Oil Corporation today announced that it will automate all its Petrol pumps in the Srinagar city for the convenience of consumers. The company today inaugurated its first automated petrol pump here by Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution Department and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali. According to KNS correspondent, Director CAPD A R War, Executive Director (CC and Branding) Indian oil, Indrajit Bose, and other officers were present on the occasion. The Minister said that the automation is beneficial to both dealers and consumers who can now get automatic records for their fuel purchases, nozzle usages, bills generated along with date and time in just a matter of seconds. Zulfkar asked the Indian Oil to spread their outlets to uncovered areas of the state and also stressed upon the oil companies to streamline distribution of oil and gas in the state particularly in the winter season. Executive director (Engineering) Gurmeet Singh, Executive director automation PK Das, Executive director Punjab state office and other officers were present during the function.
2015 Kashmir Despatch