India’s first home delivery service of diesel has been launched in Bengaluru city.
The service offered by one year old startup , MyPetrolPump is available for orders and charges the fuel at the running price and fixed delivery charge.
The startup currently having three delivery vehicles and has carrying capacity of 950 litres per day.
The startup has already delivered over 5000 litres of fuel.
Ashish Kumar Gupta, 32 year old founder of MyPetrolPump said
“We’ve been in touch with the petroleum ministry since September 2016. After having convinced the officials, we had two meetings with the minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, who appreciated our innovation,”
When asked why the firm supplying only diesel and not petrol , Gupta said
“Petrol is used only in bikes and cars, but diesel is used for power, in industries, by large vehicles and for farming. The per annum diesel consumption in India is 77 million metric tonne (MMT) versus 22-MMT of petrol. We will be offering petrol in the future.”