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Pune: In a first of its kind move in the country, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the largest fuel retailer in the country, has started home delivery of diesel here in Maharashtra.
The service, what IOC called it ‘Fuel @ Doorstep’, will soon be expanded to other places in the country, the Indian Oil announced in social media.
“Another milestone in customer convenience. IndianOil launches FIRST PESO APPROVED Mobile dispenser for door delivery of diesel to its esteemed customers at Pune,” IOC said on twitter.
Petroleum Minister Dhramendra Pradhan had said in April 2017 that the government was exploring options to home-deliver petrol and diesel by pre-booking for the benefit of customers. “The initiative will help customers in avoid spending excessive time and lo g queues at fuel stations,” he had said at the time.
This fuel delivery truck will be of special benefit to the hinterlands and rural areas where fuel stations are sparse. Started in the city of Pune, the scheme will be expanded to other cities as well sometime soon.
The move will be beneficial to the hinterlands where fuel stations are sparse, IOC claimed.