Capping on the quantity of fuel purchased for the vehicle owner is been imposed by the state government of Mizoram. “State is now facing the problem of Fuel shortage due to COVID19 Lockdown”, the officials said in an interview with the press. Due to the announcement of the zones of containment between Sethawan and Hmangkhawthlir areas, the oil tankers are moving at a very slow pace. These inturns lead to fuel shortages in the areas.
As per the orders passed by the government, two-wheelers and four-wheelers can only get 3 liters and 10 liters respectively. The officials announced that scooters will only get 3 liters, while the other two-wheelers can get 5 liters, LMV, or Light Motor Vehicle can get 10 liters, Cabs can get 20 liters only. However, the state limits the fuel capping for trucks and buses to 100 liters. Moreover, the state government bans fuel distribution in the container.
The state government on Tuesday released an order by which the vehicles that are carrying the items of essential commodities such as rice bags, wheat, pulses, vegetables, milk, and so on will be given a sufficient amount of fuel for their travels up and down from the destination. Many petrol pumps in the capital city of Mizoram run out of fuel. Moreover, the petrol pumps with fuel can be seen with along line of vehicles.
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