SOP For ZLD Verification Of Distilleries

The Government of India has implemented a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to streamline the verification process for Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) systems in distilleries. This initiative aims to expedite the disbursement of financial assistance under a scheme promoting ethanol production.

Draft Indian Petroleum and Explosives Safety Service (Amendment) Rules, 2024

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is seeking public comment on the proposed appointment of a Director (Administration) at the Petroleum & Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) headquarters in Nagpur. Stakeholders can submit their feedback by July 20, 2024, to Shri Pritam Kumar, Under Secretary (Explosives), DPIIT.

PESO Announces Online Exam for Recruitment of Competent Persons

The Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) is offering online written exams to qualify individuals as “Competent Persons” under Petroleum Rules (2002) and Static & Mobile Pressure Vessels (Unfired) Rules (2016). The application window for this examination will be from June 18, 2024 to July 17, 2024.

Ammonium Nitrate Bags to Get Barcodes for Enhanced Tracking

The Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) has announced an order aimed at strengthening security measures for Ammonium Nitrate. It has mandated that each bag containing Ammonium Nitrate must be marked with the identification number of the package or bar coding.

Mandatory Tracking for Non-Toxic Cylinders

The Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) has issued an order mandating the compliance with the requirement that each non-toxic and non-flammable gas cylinder be be marked with a barcode or QR code for tracking purposes. The order applies to all entities involved in the lifecycle of high-pressure cylinders such as manufacturers, importers, fillers and traders.