Cars in India | Autoportal.com

BS-IV Auto Fuel to be available across India by April 2017

BS-IV Auto Fuel to be available across India by April 2017

Snapshot: The government of India has confirmed that BS IV auto fuel will be available across the entire country by April 1, 2017 in a phased manner.

- Comments    |    Write Comment

Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply that the Government has decided for supply of BS-IV auto fuels in the entire country by April 2017 in a phased manner. The supply of the BS-IV auto fuel has already been commenced in the areas covered in the first two phases.

Checkout the new BMW 520d M Sport!

Earlier, the Ministry has also issued an order on May 22, 2015 to all Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) & other stakeholders conveying its readiness for switching over directly from BS-IV to BS-VI quality fuel w.e.f. April 1, 2020. In order to pursue the decision of the Government, Oil Companies have started upgrading their refineries, making an investment of Rs. 30,000 crore for 100% BS-IV fuel quality by 2017, while an additional investment of Rs. 30,000 crore has been estimated for BS-VI fuel quality upgrade.

Commenced in a phased manner, the areas to supply target date for commencement will include Whole of Northern India covering J&K (Except Leh/Kargil), Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and the bordering districts of and parts of Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh completed by 1st April, 2015, while all of Goa, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Odisha and the Union Territories of Daman & Diu, Dadra-Nagar-Haveli and Andaman & Nicobar, parts of Maharashtra and parts of Gujarat completed by April 2016.

You can visit the New Cars page to know more about the New products.

The government had constituted an Expert Committee under the Chairmanship of Shri Soumitra Choudhuri, Ex-member, Planning Commission (now Niti Aayog), to draft Auto Fuel Vision and Policy, 2025. The Committee has submitted its report. As per recommendations, this Ministry has notified a schedule on 19.1.2015 for phased introduction of BS-IV fuels in the entire country by 01.04.2017.

Related car news

  • BS VI to be introduced in April 2020: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan 31-08-2017 Mayank Gupta BS VI to be introduced in April 2020: Petroleum Minister Dha...
  • ANB launches Mypetrolpump; Doorstep fuel delivery service 22-06-2017 Autoportal Team ANB launches Mypetrolpump; Doorstep fuel delivery service
  • Fuel prices to be revised daily; Starting from June 16 09-06-2017 Davender Soni Fuel prices to be revised daily; Starting from June 16
  • Fuel prices to be revised daily in 5 cities from May 1 14-04-2017 Davender Soni Fuel prices to be revised daily in 5 cities from May 1
  • Petrol and Diesel prices hiked by 42 paise & Rs. 1.03, Respectively 16-01-2017 Davender Soni Petrol and Diesel prices hiked by 42 paise & Rs. 1.03, Respe...
  • Fuel Prices may rise by 5-8% in 3-4 months, says Crisil 08-12-2016 Davender Soni Fuel Prices may rise by 5-8% in 3-4 months, says Crisil
Helpline