BY TC News Desk
Agartala, March 01, 2023: Executive Director & Asset Manager of ONGC Tripura Asset Tarun Mallik on Tuesday last flagged off a set of new vehicles comprising of two Man Lifts and four e-vehicles at its Badharghat Base Office Complex here.
Notably, the ‘Man Lifts’ vehicles is commonly known as cherry pickers in the industry while four e-vehicles will be used for corporation’s operational fleet, as the Company gears up for more E&P activity in the state.
Mallik was accompanied by senior officers of the Asset, notably Asset Support Manager Parmanand Sinha and In-Charge-Logistic Pankoj Roy Mondal.
Launching the new vehicles, Malik stated how their addition into ONGC’s operational fleet here in Tripura marks the beginning of another positive chapter in the organization’s rich history of over 60 years in the state.
“They will improve our overall efficiency of our operations – the cherry pickers will be handy while carrying out maintenance of our advanced rigs and the e-vehicles, of course, will make our departmental vehicle fleet greener”, he said.
Introduction of e-vehicles is aligned with the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 as envisioned by the Prime Minister for achieving reduction in carbon emissions and reducing dependence on costly fuel imports, he stated, further adding that ‘let’s hope us – ONGC – introducing e-vehicles may motivate others in the State to follow suit’.
Addressing the local media which was also present during the event, he reaffirmed ONGC’s enduring commitment to fostering growth and development ‘in this wonderful place’ and thanked the people of Tripura for always according ONGC a place of love in their hearts.