Petrol pumps to remain open 8 am-7 pm from today; No petrol without vaccines

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: November 24, 2021 10:20 PM2021-11-24T22:20:01+5:302021-11-24T22:20:01+5:30

Aurangabad, Nov 24: The Petrol Pump Association on Wednesday decided to keep the petrol pump open from 8 am ...

Petrol pumps to remain open 8 am-7 pm from today; No petrol without vaccines | Petrol pumps to remain open 8 am-7 pm from today; No petrol without vaccines

Petrol pumps to remain open 8 am-7 pm from today; No petrol without vaccines

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Aurangabad, Nov 24:

The Petrol Pump Association on Wednesday decided to keep the petrol pump open from 8 am to 7 pm from November 25 due to insufficient manpower to implement the order.

It may be noted that the District Collector directed the petrol pump owners to sell petrol and diesel to the vehicles owners who had Covid vaccination certificate. He also asked the pump owners to get filled a from riders and drivers who submits the vaccine certificate.

Secretary of Petrol Pump Association Aquil Abbas said that they have been making a demand with the district administration to start a vaccination centre at pumps which rush of consumers to increase the number of vaccinated persons.

“We do not have enough manpower to implement the orders. Due to this, we decided to keep petrol pumps open from 8 am to 7 pm on Thursday,” Aquil Abbas said. He mentioned that there are more than 40 petrol pumps in city areas and 250 in rural areas.

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Since the district and city are lagging behind in vaccination, the district administration launched a special campaign to vaccinate every person above 18 years of age. The district collector directed pumps to sell petrol and diesel only to the drivers and riders who have taken the first or second dose of the vaccine. The pump owners were ordered to get filled a form from vehicle owners.

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