PM Modi Inaugurates Project Commencement of Rajasthan’s first Oil Refinery in Barmer


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the project commencement of the Rajasthan Refinery at Pachpadra in Barmer district. This is the first oil refinery in the state. The 43,000 crore rupee project is a joint venture between HPCL and the Rajasthan government. 

The refinery is expected to be operational in 4 years and the state will have an additional income of 34,000 crore rupees from it. The project is expected to generate thousands of direct and indirect jobs.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018-
  • Governor of Rajasthan- Kalyan Singh
  • Chairman of Indian Oil- Sanjiv Singh
Source- The New Indian Express