The government is considering a plan for home delivery of petroleum products to consumers if they make a pre-booking to cut long queues at fuel stations, the oil ministry tweeted on Friday.
“Options being explored where petro products may be door delivered to consumers on pre booking” @dpradhanbjp (1/2)
— Petroleum Ministry (@PetroleumMin) April 21, 2017
About 350 million people come to fuel stations every day, it said. Annually 25 billion rupees (Approx 2500 crores)worth of transactions takes place at fuel stations.
India, the world’s third biggest oil consumer, will be introducing daily price revision of petrol and diesel in five cities from May 1, ahead of a nation-wide roll out of the plan.