|A section of participants.|
|Dr. R.K. Malhotra, DG, PetroFed delivering the theme address|
|The dignitaries during the inaugural session. (L-R) Dr. R.K. Malhotra, Director General, PetroFed; Lt Gen RV Kanitkar AVSM, SM, VSM, QMG and Lt Gen Balbir Singh Sandhu, VSM, DGST|
A seminar was organized on the topic ‘Indian Army’s Fuelling Needs: Future Outlook’ on June 29, 2016 at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantonment jointly by the Directorate General Supplies and Transport of Indian Army and Petroleum Federation of India. The seminar was inaugurated by Lt. Gen. R. V. Kanitkar, Quarter Master General of the Indian Army, and was attended by Defence officers, academia and oil industry representatives.
Presentations were made on the emerging trends in the use of energy resources in the background of energy efficiency improvement and environment considerations. Army officials also presented the need to change their current fuel consumption practices with ecofriendly sources of energy. Need to revise supply chain and logistics at army establishments specially in difficult terrain was also discussed.