KATHMANDU — Two petrol pumps in were sealed following a monitoring carried out this morning under the command of Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Prasad Yadav.
A market monitoring team comprising Director General at the Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology Bishwababu Pudasaini, minister’s personal secretary Santosh Bista and technical human resources from the Nepal Oil Corporation monitored five petrol pumps in the Kathmandu Valley and sealed two among them.
Ekantakuna-based Prashanti Oil Distributor and Chapagaun Dobato-based Mahalaxmi Oil Center were found violating the business operation standards and financially cheating customers, according to Bista.
The Prashanti was supplying 30 ml less in the distribution of per 10 liters of petrol products while the Mahalaxmi was reducing 40 ml in the supply of per 10 liters. Minor weaknesses were reported in other three petrol pumps and they were warned to meet the standards.
The Ministry said that it would continue the market monitoring for the welfare of consumers and such works would be expanded to other areas as well in the future.Follow @gorkhapost
NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education
KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.
Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.
On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.
Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.
Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.Follow @gorkhapost