BPCL extends ex-gratia for frontliners, will benefit 2 lakh staff PSU NEWS


BPCL extends ex-gratia for frontliners, will benefit 2 lakh staff
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Mumbai: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) extends ex-gratia for frontline staff on Monday till June 2021, this will benefit 2 lakh frontline staff who are employed by fuel station dealers, auto LPG stations, LPG distributors, POL carrier crew, LPG package and bulk crew and Line walkers in pipelines, in case of death due to coronavirus.

According to IANS, Till date, the BPCL has given compensation to 23 kin of such frontliners - engaged in efforts to ensure smooth functioning and distribution of petroleum products - who were claimed by the pandemic.

Earlier, the compensation was offered from March 25 to December 31, 2020, but now with the second wave hitting in a big way, the company has extended the ex-gratia period from April 1-June 30, said an official spokesperson.

Posted Date :  04-05-21

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