The Goa petrol pump dealers association, president Paresh Joshi on thursday, informed The Goajunction, that their was no shortage of motor spirit in the state. Joshi said that it had not received any instructions from the petroleum companies about the fuel shortage and message circulating on social media pertaning to fuel shortage in the state was fake.
Joshi said that, petrol and diesel where shipped to Goa by means of waterway and bulk quality of the same was stored at Vasco near MPT in fuel tanks.
He said that, if their was shortage of fuel in Goa, oil companies gives directives to the state petroleum dealers to stock additional volume of fuel. Hereto, we have not received any instructions to stock fuel, hence to shortage of fuel does not arises.
According INSAT satellite images, rainfall is expected to decrease in Goa for next 12 – 36 hours. Heavy rains are expected in week end.