Bashundhara LP Gas safety campaign held in Jessore
As part of its nationwide awareness campaign styled �Safe Home�, Bashundhara LP Gas held a programme in Jessore on Thursday with a view to raising awareness about the safe use of LP gas and preventing any accident involving gas cylinder. A total of 51 homemakers took part in the programme held at Hotel City Plaza International, reports Banglanews24.com. BLPGL and SICL General Manager (Sales) Mir TI Faruk, Bashundhara LP Gas divisional sales manager Habibur Rahman Habib, Md Arif Siddique of Brand division and distributor of Bashundhara LP Gas in Jessore Mahbubul Alam Lavlu spoke on the occasion. They discussed various reasons behind the gas cylinder explosions and remedial measures. They said LP gas cylinder marketing companies should also ensure standard quality of their services in order to check gas cylinder blasts. According to Bangladesh Gas Cylinder Act-1991, retesting of gas cylinder should be done every five years, but some companies do not have own arrangement for retesting and quality control. So, those companies are marketing old and low quality gas cylinders at a low rate. As a result, the users are being exposed to risks of accident, said the speakers. Besides, some unscrupulous businessmen are illegally refilling and marketing branded cylinders, resulting in cylinder leakage and accidents, they said and asked the subscribers to buy cylinders from only the outlets of recognised dealers or retailers. At the end of the programme, prizes were distributed among the participants through a raffle draw. The first prize went to Shirin Sultana of Chasra area while Nilufar Yasmin of Kholadanga and Rini Khan of Ghop Jail Road area got second and third prizes respectively. The �Safe Home� campaigns have already been held in Bogra, Natore, Dinajpur, Noagoan, Gaibandha, Chapainawabganj, Kushtia and Jhenaidah. Bashundhara Group has been carrying out the campaign as part of corporate responsibility.