MLA Umanath Kotian launch MRPL’s ‘Smoke Free’ campaign

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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Mangaluru : Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) launched a campaign to declare neighbouring villages of Yekkar, Bajpe and Malavoor Grama Panchayats ‘Smoke Free’ at a function at MRPL on 13th June 2018. The program was inaugurated by Umanath Kotian, Hon’ble MLA, Mulki-Moodabidri in the presence of elected representatives, invited dignitaries and Management of MRPL […]

Panambur Beach cleaned on Environment Day

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Mangaluru: India has been chosen as the global host for World Environment day -2018. In this regard Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Govt. of India, had planned to undertake the cleaning of beaches and river stretches in the country with the tagline of “Beat Plastic Pollution”. College of Fisheries, Mangaluru in collaboration with, […]

Ramakrishna Mission Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan; City walls beautified

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Mangaluru: Ramakrishna Mission’s Swachh Mangaluru Abhiyan and Shramdan volunteers cleaned Jail Road, Karangalpady, Kodialbail and MG Road areas here on Sunday. Areas near Canara First Grade College, SDM College were cleaned by them by removing weeds from both sides of the roads and footpaths. Both sides of Jail Road till Karangalpady were cleaned by one […]

MRPL discharging chemical into water body, say activists; company says steps taken to extract oil

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Mangaluru: While activists expressed concern over the discharge of blackish water from Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited into the storm-water drain in the refinery area, the company said that it was water mixed with oil and measures have been taken to extract oil. In a statement here on Thursday, Democratic Youth Federation of India State […]

M Venkatesh, appointed as new MD of MRPL

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Mangaluru : M Venkatesh, has been appointed as the Managing Director of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL) by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, GOI. Currently, Venkatesh is the Director (Refinery) in MRPL and has got more than three decades of experience in the oil industry. A Chemical Engineer from Manipal Institute of Technology, […]

MRPL commissions solar power project, largest on any refinery site

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd., (MRPL) has clocked a major milestone by commissioning 6.063 MWp solar power project on its premises, the largest at any refinery site in the country. The oil refining major has installed solar panels on as many as 34 locations, including roof tops – RCC as well as sloping sheet […]

Bio gas units installed at 29 Government Hostels in DK

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Mangaluru: Around 29 Government hostels in the Dakshina Kannada district have installed Bio gas units. The units were installed with the help of MRPL and Zilla Panchayats. The units will use kitchen waste to produce gas. The unit was set up with the theme ‘Our Waste- Our Responsibility’ and is being carried out as a […]

Lady Goschen begins offering OPD service from new block

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Mangaluru: Government Lady Goschen Hospital in the city has begun offering outpatient services from the new block. After taking permission from Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil S., who is also the Election Officer, the hospital authorities have now moved the outpatient department from the old block to the ground floor in the new block. The scanning […]

Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline project likely to finish in a year

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said that the laying of the much anticipated Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline will be finished before the current year’s over. Tending to a press meet here on Sunday, March 25, he said that the work on the pipeline venture is slated to be finished by […]

MRPL expansion: Farmers seek action against KIADB official

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Mangaluru: Several farmers of Permude and Kuthethur, whose lands are sought to be acquired for the Phase IV expansion of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemical Ltd. (MRPL), held a demonstration at the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board office, against the alleged high-handedness of a KIADB official. Coming together under Krishi Bhoomi Samrakshana Samiti, around 60 farmers […]

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