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1st Winter-Grade Diesel

Current context: The first Winter-Grade Diesel outlet for Ladakh region was launched by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah on 17th November 2019.
1st Winter-Grade Diesel 
  • The first Winter-Grade Diesel was launched to avoid the problem of freezing of diesel in the vehicles when winter temperatures drop to as low as -30 degree Celsius.
  • Normal grade of Diesel loses its fluidity function in the extreme winter weather of the region.
  • The grade diesel will held in smoothening the travel and transportation during peak tourist season in extreme cold, along with tourism and supply needs of the people of the region.
  • The winter-grade diesel is developed by the Indian Oil Corporation (Indian Oil).

Question: 

Q.1 Which among the following was recently launched by the government to avoid the problem of freezing of diesel in the vehicles during winters?
a. Winter-X Diesel
b. Winter-Stable Diesel
c. Winter-State Diesel
d. Winter-Grade Diesel
1st Winter-Grade Diesel 1st Winter-Grade Diesel Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 18, 2019 Rating: 5

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