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CM ASSURES FULSOME SUPPORT AND COOPERATION FOR EXPANSION OF GURU GOBIND SINGH REFINERY


Talwandi Sabo (Bathinda), (Global News) Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday assured fulsome support and cooperation to the management of Guru Gobind Singh refinery Bathinda for any further expansion in this prestigious project.

The Chief Minister, who visited the refinery today, said that this ambitious project is playing an important role in the economic development of state. He said that the state government is duty-bound to extend a helping hand in any further expansion of the project. Bhagwant Mann said that such projects are need of the hour to put state on orbit of high growth trajectory.

The Chief Minister said that the state government is mulling to set up plastic park in the area. He said that this will help in checking the import of plastic from other states. Likewise, Bhagwant Mann said that it will also help in generating new employment for the youth in region.

The Chief Minister expressed satisfaction that HMEL’s Guru Gobind Singh Refinery is the first oil and gas project to be set up in the state of Punjab and the largest company in the state in terms of capital investment at a single location. He said that the Refinery produces Bharat Stage-VI compliant transportation fuels viz, Motor Spirit and High-Speed Diesel etc and is regarded as the energy lifeline of Northern India. Bhagwant Mann envisioned that once commissioned, the Guru Gobind Singh Polymer Addition Project will position the state as a petrochemical hub and bring further positive socio-economic benefits to Punjab and the Bathinda region in particular.

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