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Coupon compulsory to get petrol, says NOC

Gorkha Post



KATHMANDU — The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has made it mandatory to take coupon from the concerned petrol pumps for getting fuel being distributed from Thursday for the private vehicles.

The NOC has said that the customers have to compulsorily take coupon before getting fuel. The NOC has directed the petrol pumps to organize coupon system following protestations by the customers that they didn’t get the fuel in spite of lining up hours before.

More than 66% of private vehicles had to return home without fuel during the fuel distribution earlier in Dashain.

According to NOC, motorcycles from 1 to 30 lots will get fuel on Thursday, 30 to 50 lots on Friday, and those above 50 lots will get petrol on Saturday.

Motorcycles will get 5 liters of petrol, while four-wheelers will get 10 liters.

Below is the list of petrol pumps distributing petrol from Thursday :

list of petrol pumps distributing petrol

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Advance booking open for Dashin

Pratigya Waiju



Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.

The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.

On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking.  Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.

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