Startup has joined hands with Humsafar India for doorstep delivery of diesel in Delhi. Under this, diesel will be delivered in BPCL 20 liter jerrycan.
doorstep delivery of diesel
State-owned oil company Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has joined hands with startup Humsafar India for doorstep delivery of diesel in the national capital Delhi. Under this, diesel will be delivered in BPCL 20 liter jerrycan. Dostep delivery facility is available for the customers demanding less than 20 liters of diesel.
Doorstep Diesel Delivery in Jerrycan, titled Safar20, is expected to benefit small scale industries, malls, hospitals, banks, construction sites, farmers, mobile towers, education institutions as well as small industries. The wholesale supply of doorstep diesel has already started sometime back. Customers with smaller requirements will benefit from the new initiative.
This facility will also be launched in these states
BPCL also plans to launch this 20 liter jerrycan service in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, as most of the resort hotels, industries and farms are in remote areas and this service which can be provided on motorcycle is very useful for tourists in these states. will be helpful.
Earlier, consumers of diesel had to buy it in barrels from retail outlets. There was a lack of efficient energy distribution infrastructure. Doorstep diesel delivery is expected to solve many such problems and will make diesel available to bulk consumers legally.
For the current financial year, the government has set a target of privatization and disinvestment at Rs 1.75 lakh crore. However, this process is getting delayed due to Corona. BPCL’s name tops the list of disinvestment this year. It is the second largest oil refinery company in the country, in which the government’s current stake is 52.98 percent and the government is going to sell its entire stake in it.
Considering increasing FDI up to 100%
According to sources, the commerce and industry ministry is considering adding a new clause in the FDI policy for the petroleum and natural gas sectors. Under this clause, if a decision is taken to privatize an oil and gas PSU, 100% FDI will be allowed under the automatic route.
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(with IANS input)