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Czech Portable Fuel Station in India

Date: 12 August 2016, Venue: Alishan Complex, Kirti Nagar

Minister of State for Finance in the Government of India Santosh Gangwar and Deputy Head of Mission Mr. Roman Masarik with Head of Commercial Counselor Mr. Milan Tous , The Embassy of the Czech Republic in India and other distinguished guests attended the inauguration of new offices of the Indian holding ALINZ  on Friday, August 12, 2016 in Delhi near Kirti Nagar metro station.

ALINZ  offices on various location will provide imports from the Czech Republic to India for portable fuel filling stations and distributing them across India .

More than 5 years, ALINZ group has been working with Czech company PETROCard Czech Ltd on the preparation of a unique solution to the distribution of fuel through petrol stations with aboveground tanks in India.Their demonstrable benefits , fast installation, minimal requirements for structural adjustment and automatic (self-service ) operation, are associated with high demands on safety. Czech products have undergone rigorous testing and are certified by the relevant European standards Physical Technical Testing Institute in Ostrava-Radvanice .

Last 5 years, Czech firm PETROCard Czech Ltd. had demonstrate a great deal of documentation to assess their products in terms of metrology and certification of general safety considerations where India did not exist until the rule regulated by the conditions of installation and operation of filling stations with aboveground fuel tanks. In 2015, the Indian authorities recognized metrological certification of these products and the Indian side even drafted an amendment to the relevant decree of 2002 , so-called . Petroleum Rules 2002, which already provides conditions for the installation and operation of filling stations with aboveground tanks of fuel.


After obtaining the final approval of the Indian authorities, which will in a way enabling the first of its kind in India, the Czechs will able to deliver a test and demonstration units and soon thereafter begin to deliver standard machines. According to ALINZ representatives,  estimate the real number of machines to be delivered should go up to one thousand stations supplied from the Czech Republic and another 6,000 units should be assembled in a joint Indo-Czech company.Workflow and basic steps were agreed and enshrined in the Memorandum of Understanding signed in the Czech Republic in March 2016.


In July 2016 through negotiations and documented facts, the leaders of India's main fuel distributors in India stated that he has no objections to dispensing fuel using portable Czech petrol stations AVK and they will supply fuel to future operators of the equipment.Currently we wait the relevant authorization respectively to issue a decree Petroleum Rules 2016 so that the Indian partner could issue an order for an initial series of Czech products.

Czech PETROCard Company Ltd.shares a long-lasting and ever wider trade relationship with India.Therefore, it has been included in Platform of Czech companies in India by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi.

The above contract is for a Czech company PETROCard Czech Ltd. as main export project. The company would like to participate on the generous plans of the Indian central and state governments Indian states to improve infrastructure and level of services provided to the population of rural areas.They also wants to offer the experience of operating portable filling station AVK on the railways.