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IndianOil to train dealers before daily price revision roll-out

26,000 plus dealers will give timely information on effective prices at pre-designated time

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Indian Oil Corporation logo outside a fuel station in New Delhi. Photo: Reuters
Indian Oil Corporation logo outside a fuel station in New Delhi. Photo: Reuters

State-run on Monday said that it will impart "extensive training" to its dealers for a smooth of the revision mechanism for petrol and diesel products.

The three state-owned (OMCs) — IndianOil, and Hindustan Petroleum Co Ltd — will commence the revision of petrol and diesel products across the country from June 16, 2017.

The new mechanism of revision follows a successful execution of a 40-day pilot project earlier at five cities of Chandigarh, Jamshedpur, Puducherry, Udaipur, and Vishakhapatnam.

"Extensive training of dealers will be held to ensure that customers do not face any pricing misinformation or glitches," the company said in a statement.

"All the 26,000 plus dealers will be given timely information on the effective prices at a pre-designated time. This can be set to automatically come into effect at midnight at the automated ROs, without manual intervention."

According to the Oild Marketing Companies, at the non-automated petrol dealers would get the updated price by way of customised SMSs, e-mails, mobile app and web portal.

"Dealers will ensure price updation at their fuel stations before start of sale every day. Updated prices will be immediately exhibited at all petrol for information of the public," the statement added.

First Published: Mon, June 12 2017. 22:41 IST