HPCL Opens its 1st Retail Outlet in Bhutan
by Shrutee K/DNS
HPCL’s first Retail outlet in Bhutan has been commissioned on 11th March, 2020 in partnership with State Trading Corporation of Bhutan (STBCL), a Govt. of Bhutan entity.
The outlet was inaugurated by the venerable Latshog Lopen of Bhutan Central Monastic body in the presence of CEO of STBCL, Shri Kuenga Namgay, in a traditional ceremony to the delight of the customers present. The outlet has best of infrastructure facilities including full-automation. The staff deployed at the outlet have been trained at our Skill Development Institute in Visakhapatnam.
This is the first of the 22 outlets planned as per the MOU with STBCL at select high potential sites in Bhutan. As per this MOU, HPCL will give technical & brand support to STBCL in setting up and running the outlets apart from supplying products to the outlets.
Commissioning of this Retail Outlet marks HPCL’s presence in Retail Petroleum industry outside country and fuels their aspiration to spread into new geographies.