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Ministry cautions against misleading advertisement for appointment of petrol dealers

NetIndian News Network

New Delhi, December 13, 2017

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has warned that some unscrupulous persons were misleading people by using its Ministry to advertise for the appointment of petrol dealers under a non-existing scheme “Jawahar Rojgar Yojana” and collecting substantial amount from the applicants.
“It is clarified that Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has not issued any advertisement for allotment of petrol pump under a scheme by name Jawahar Rojgar Yojana,” the Ministry said in a release.
“It is informed that Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas has no role in the appointment of dealers. Three Oil Marketing Companies i.e. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) based on their feasibility study, identify the location and issue advertisements for the appointment of dealers as per existing selection guidelines.
“It is further clarified that neither Government of India nor OMCs have advertised for the appointment of dealer under Jawahar Rojgar Yojana. Prima facie, it appears that some unscrupulous elements are misusing the name of Government of India. The general public is accordingly advised not to respond to any such advertisement/scheme,” it added.