Rajasthan will develop as a hub of petroleum-based industries: Ashok Gehlot
Rajasthan Refinery will be the first such refinery in the country where petrochemical complexes will be developed simultaneously for oil refining as well as manufacturing petroleum by-products. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said this during a review meeting on Thursday to review the works related to the Rajasthan Refinery Project. He has given information in this regard by tweeting.
Ashok Gehlot tweeted that this ambitious project will develop the state as a hub of petroleum-based industries. The planned investment in this will not only generate huge revenue for the state but will also increase employment opportunities. Industrial development will get a boost in the districts of western Rajasthan and the people of the entire state will also get its benefit.
Directed the HPCL officials to expedite the works which have been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Planned development of petrochemical complex should be done and world-class companies should be invited to invest in it.
Instructions were also given to speed up the work of developing the industrial area around the refinery. All the concerned departments of the state government should give top priority to the refinery-related works at their level. The work of allotment of electricity, water, land, etc. for the project should be completed soon.