A group of petrol pump owners on Saturday said it has deferred the plan to shut shop on Sundays
Days after the Uttar Pradesh police detected that some fuel outlets were tampering with the fuel calibration system, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that all fuel stations in the Uttar Pradesh will be re-examined
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday ordered inspection of all petrol pumps in Uttar Pradesh and random checks elsewhere to detect short-selling of petrol and diesel by tampering with the system in dispensing units.
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Petroleum Ministry while coming down heavily on petrol pump owners has slammed their decision to observe Sunday off under the pretext of answering Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for oil conservation
In what may trigger a fresh battle between petrol pump owners and the government, the ministry of petroleum and natural gas today distanced itself and criticised the move by a section of petroleum dealers to shut their retail outlets every Sunday starting May 14.
Oil marketing companies (OMC) plan to revise petrol and diesel prices daily in five cities from May 1 and going forward a nationwide rollout is expected. Also in five states, on Sundays, petrol pumps will be closed.
Come May 1, five cities across India — one in every region including Chandigarh in Northern region, Jamshedpur in Eastern region, Udaipur in West and Vizag in Southern region besides Puducherry will start selling petrol and diesel on a daily dynamic pricing model.
The Consortium of Indian Petroleum Dealers (CIPD) has asked all petrol pumps to remain shut on every Sunday from May 14 in order to provoke the government to take a quick decision on the increase of their commission
Petrol pumps are likely to remain shut on Sundays from May and a typical work day for fuel retailers across the country last about 8-9 against the usual 12-17 hours currently