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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
07-December-2011 17:06 IST
Allotment of Petrol Pumps to Dependents of Martyrs

No case for allotment of petrol pump to the Armed Forces martyrs is pending with the Government. Further, no request for allotment of petrol pump by the family of martyr Harendra Singh has been received. Moreover, there is no scheme for direct allotment of retail outlet of petroleum products to anyone. However, there is 8 percent reservation for defence category for allotment of retail outlets under the normal selection process for retail outlet dealership.

This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Shri M. M. Pallam Raju in a written reply to Shri Rasheed Masood in Rajya Sabha today.

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