Robotic scavengers to clean water bodies, sewers!

Fri, 2019-07-05 14:43 -- SCC India Staff


As part of Swachh Bharat Mission, State-owned oil and gas company, Indian Oil Corporation will undertake the task to clean 37 water bodies across the country that require immediate attention.

Indian Oil Corporation has been undertaking cleanliness drives across India, including provision of robotic scavengers for cleaning city sewers; seed-balling activities for wide dispersal of seeds ahead of the monsoon, etc. “During the fortnight from July 1-15, the Corporation would be distributing eco-friendly, reusable bags to customers at select fuel stations for use in place of plastic bags, besides encouraging plantation drives, waste-to-fuel initiatives, waste segregation and disposal,” said IOC Chairman Sanjiv Singh.

As part of the cleanliness fortnight, Singh urged his employees to spread the message of cleanliness and the benefits of maintaining clean and hygienic surroundings among all stakeholders.