Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Street Transport Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Petroleum Conservation Analysis Affiliation (PCRA) for imparting coaching to about 750 drivers of OSRTC by way of PCRA’s flagship drivers coaching programme on fuel-efficient driving expertise.
The MoU was signed by Arun Bothra, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, OSRTC and Pradeep Kumar Panda, Extra Director, PCRA-ER, Bhubaneswar for creating consciousness amongst drivers group concerning environment friendly petroleum conservation.
Talking on the event, Bothra briefed concerning the significance of advocating practices which might result in sustainable transportation within the state.
He expressed his perception that such joint efforts shall lead to saving of gas & cash apart from contributing to the environmental safety.
It could assist to coach drivers on adoption of newer fuel-efficient strategies being launched available in the market.
Panda elaborated the efforts of Petroleum Conservation Analysis Affiliation (PCRA) in bringing down the injudicious use of petroleum merchandise in transport and different sectors.
He knowledgeable concerning the varied coaching programmes imparted by PCRA for creating consciousness on such practices which might lead to attaining the upper gas effectivity in the usage of buses & different autos.
The MoU is aimed toward conserving diesel and convey the perfect practices of driving within the transport sector of the nation.
Gasoline Effectivity Enchancment Programme (FEIP) shall goal low performing drivers and low performing buses thereby bettering total efficiency of OSRTC.
The not too long ago developed software program of PCRA beneath FEIP would determine the low performing drivers & buses and counsel strategies for bettering gas environment friendly driving habits.
As a result of steady assist of PCRA for the final ten years, the drivers of OSRTC have been in a position to obtain higher gas efficiency, consequently two depots of OSRTC particularly Padampur and Bhawanipatna have been adjudged as the perfect performing depot of the state for the 12 months 2019.
Earlier additionally the company has been awarded as the perfect KMPL Achiever Award in Muffasil service among the many 52 State street transport undertakings of the nation by Associations of State Street Transport Undertakings, New Delhi.