NEW DELHI: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Thursday said the oil industry will make BS-VI fuel available across India by April 2020 as committed and also assured the auto industry of stability in the country’s fuel road map.
Speaking at the annual convention of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship said already BS-VI fuel has been made available in the National Capital territory ahead of the deadline.
“We have provided BS VI fuel in national capital territory. There would not be any uncertainty from our side. Whatever we have committed, to provide BS VI fuel in the country by April 1, 2020, we stand by that commitment,” Pradhan said.
Seeking to address concerns of the auto industry on fuel availability for transition to the new emission norms, he said, “We would not change the dates and we we will stand with you. So I assure you and you can plan for the next ten years.” (AGENCIES)