In line with the commitment to roll out Bharat Stage (BS) VI fuels in NCR region, 2200 Retail Outlets of IOC/BPC/HPC would be supplying BSVI grade fuels in 7 districts in the state of Haryana with effect from tomorrow, October 01, 2019.
The districts include Faridabad, Gurugram, Mahendraghar, Rewari, Jhajjar, Palwal and Mewat. The Retail Outlets of IOC/HPC/BPC in the above seven districts have an average monthly volume of around 650000 metric tonnes with 13 Oil bulk locations converted from BS IV to BS VI specifications
Further, w.e.f. 01/04/2019 part of NCR (National Capital Region) i.e. 4 districts of Rajasthan (Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli & Dhaulpur) along with 8 districts of Uttar Pradesh (Meerut, Muzzafarnagar, Ghaziabad, Gautam Budh Nagar, Baghpat, Hapur, Bulandshar & Shamli) and Agra City implemented BS VI fuel rollout.
Now with the commencement of BS VI fuels in the remaining 7 districts from 1/10/2019, the entire NCR region is being served with BS VI fuels, ahead of schedule.
In line with the Auto Fuel Vision and Policy of GOI dated May, 2011, launch of BS-VI Ms & HSD on PAN India basis was targeted for 01/04/2020. Oil Industry has already launched BS-VI MS & HSD much in advance of the target date in NCT (National Capital Territory) w.e.f. 01/04/2018.
IndianOil's Panipat and Mathura Refineries have been providing BS-VI grades of MS & HSD for meeting the above BS-VI requirement of NCT & NCR much ahead of the scheduled target of 01/03/2020.
Also the Oil Industry is well on its way to launch of BS-VI MS & HSD on PAN India in line with schedule Auto Fuel Vision and Policy of GOI dated May, 2011 by 01/03/2020.