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News of petrol-diesel crisis is coming from every corner of the country including Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh. Meanwhile, the government has implemented Universal Service Obligation across the country. Now on the instructions of the government, the petrol pump will open and close on time.
across the country at the moment Petrol and diesel crisis ,Petrol Diesel Crisis) Its going on. Petrol pumps are drying up due to which it is being sold for a limited time in many states. The government has taken a big decision to bring the situation under control. The Petroleum Ministry has expanded the scope of Universal Service Obligation which is applicable to both private and government companies. It has been implemented in every part of the country. At present, this rule was applicable only to the north-eastern states. According to this rule, the instructions of the government will have to be followed to open and close the petrol pump retailers. All petrol pump operators will have to open and close petrol pumps according to the timings announced by the government.
Sufficient oil will have to be supplied during this timing. Every company has to keep enough oil stock with it. According to reports, private oil marketing companies have cut retail supply by more than 50 percent. Due to this the pressure on government petrol pumps has increased.
News of petrol pump being empty from many states
There were reports from states like Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh that the stock of thousands of petrol pumps were completely empty. They say that adequate supply is not being given to them by the oil marketing companies. Oil Marketing has its own three government companies in the country. Their names are Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum. Apart from this, such news is also coming from Haryana. The effect of oil crisis is visible in Faridabad, Gurugram. The problem of petrol and diesel has also arisen in some districts of Uttar Pradesh. There is also news of shortage of petrol and diesel from states like Punjab, Karnataka and Himachal.
Still no change in rate
Meanwhile, even today, no change has been made in the rates of petrol and diesel by the oil marketing companies. Petrol-Diesel Price has stabilized today, it has been 28 days. Let us tell you that the last change in oil prices across the country was on 22 May, when the central government announced a reduction in the excise duty levied on petrol and diesel on 21 May. There has been no change in the price of petrol and diesel since May 22. Today in the national capital Delhi, the price of petrol is Rs 96.72 and the price of diesel is Rs 89.62 per liter. In Mumbai, the cost of a liter of petrol is Rs 111.35 and that of diesel is Rs 97.28. On the other hand, in Chennai, petrol is being sold at Rs 102.63 and diesel at Rs 94.24 per liter. At the same time, the price of petrol in Kolkata is Rs 106.03 and diesel at Rs 92.76 per liter.
Petrol and diesel is being sold cheap up to Rs.25
Oil companies are losing Rs 10 to 11 per liter on petrol while Rs 23 to 25 per liter on diesel due to high crude oil prices. In such a situation, they are demanding an increase in the price. Here, the Petroleum Ministry says that due to the increase in demand in some places, there is a problem of short supply. Work is being done in this direction and there is no fuel crisis in the entire country.