Odisha News Insight

NCT Delhi to get BS-VI grade Fuel by April 2018

BS-VI grade FuelInsight Bureau:  To reduce vehicular emissions and improve fuel efficiency with an aim to reduce the carbon footprints and keep a healthy environment, the Government of India on Wednesday decided to prepone introduction of BS-VI grade auto fuels in National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi with effect from April 1, 2018 instead of April 1, 2020.

OMCs have also been asked to examine the possibility of introduction of BS-VI auto fuels in the whole of NCR area with effect from April 1, 2019.

Highlighting the need to curb vehicular pollution, the decision was announced by Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

Reportedly the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has successfully introduced the BS-IV grade transportation fuels across the country with effect from 1st April  2017.

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