Govt Restricts Petrol To 3 Litres Per Vehicle In Kashmir Valley


SRINAGAR — Exposing governments claims about availability of “enough stock”, the divisional administration on Thursday restricted issuing of petrol to 3 litres per vehicle per day and 10 litres diesel per commercial vehicle per day “in view of  fast depletion of petrol products” in Kashmir Valley.

“In view of the fast depletion of petrol products I.e. MS & HSD and LPG, It is felt expedient to implement the rationing, with respect to the distribution of these products, till such time the supplying position Improves after road opening,” reads an order issued by the divisional commissioner Kashmir. Accordingly all the Deputy Commissioners have been asked to ensure that no petrol pump will issue more than three litres of petrol per vehicle per day. “Similarly with respect to Diesel they will not issue more than 10 litres to the Commercial vehicles per day.”

 Besides, the divisional commissioner said that IOC, HP, BP will restrict the supply of petrol, diesel to petrol pumps to 1000 litres per day and will reserve separate quota for Govt. vehicles, Ambulances, Water Tankers, Snow Clearance Machines etc.

“Deputy Commissioners will also ensure that rationing Is effectively carried out on ground and FCS&CA officials in each District shall give position of distribution and sales by Companies and Petrol pumps respectively on day to day basis to the Deputy Commissioners & this office.”



Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.



Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.