OMCs got 5,605 complaints on adulterated fuel in past 5 years, says Dharmendra Pradhan
Updated : November 26, 2019 06:33 AM IST
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that in established cases of adulteration of petrol or diesel, OMCs have terminated 72 dealerships during the past five years.
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan was responding to a question from TMC MP Pratima Mondal on fuel adulteration.
the Central Government has also issued the Motor Spirit and High Speed Diesel (Regulation of Supply, Distribution and Prevention of Malpractices) Order, 2005 under Essential Commodities Act, 1955 which provides for punitive action against malpractices, such as adulteration of petroleum products.