Thursday, September 22, 2011

Save some 'FUEL'

Petrol prices in India is about to reach a 3 digit figure, I think the day is not so far. I remember the era when petrol price was 20+ rupees, some 13-14 years back and I used to ask for petrol worth rupees 10. To many 10 rupees is absolutely nothing these days and even one can't ask in a petrol bunk for fuel worth the same.

I remember, when the petrol prices rose to 25 rupees and the headlines were like, 'someday a liter of petrol will cost 50 bucks and it will difficult to spot a vehicle on road'. It seemed quite factful those days, but today unleaded petrol price is around 72 rupees per liter and do you really notice less number of vehicles on road!!! I personally dont think so, though there is a fall in sells of petrol car and at the same time the sell of diesel cars has increased... Nothing extraordinary to save some petrol or diesel which will run out of stock from nature's fuel bunk by 2030 or 2040.

When I landed here in UK for my studies, I got myself a bicycle. The reason was obvious, the affordability of a motorbike for a student in a foreign land. But being a biker, the exhaust notes of BIG bikes always accelerated my heart beats and I always had a strong intention to get one as soon as possible. It does not mean that I don't want to own a superbike but that is not my first priority NOW. I also should say and many also may argue that, along with the fuel prices there is an economical growth in whole so the up-gradation of lifestyle of many. Even if petrol price reaches 100, it will not affect most of us, but what about the future? Money definitely can not buy this non-renewable source of energy, so we should think for future and for the generation to come. I personally believe that the practicality of renewable energy resources still has a long way to go.
I'm contributing my few cents, what about YOU!!! 

Let them Rest In Peace.


bliss said...

a thoughtful post and quite relevant. its sad people dont pay enough attention to the fact that its not really about the money anymore. its about the sustainability of this whole thing.
well written, actually :)
new blog design?

debarpita mohapatra said...

Hey Hi, Thanks for your supporting words and liking the text. The fact about the same is really scary.
And about the design, just experimenting something with background color. Any suggestions!

bliss said...

i am not really expert on the subject. but as someone who has been around your blog a little, comparing the two i think the darker background from before brought out the contrast of pictures better. made them speak better, if u know what i mean. but thats an amateur's personal opinion :P

Ar. Manveen Kaur said...

so right.....will do my share too..:)

debarpita mohapatra said...

@ bliss: I believe so... Thanks.

debarpita mohapatra said...

@ Manveen: Glad to know about your contribution...