ECONOMYNEXT – Pilot Project of the Sri Lanka’s National Fuel Pass or fuel ration card will be implemented in multiple location within Colombo from July 21, Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said on Tuesday.
The Ministry of Power introduced the National Fuel Pass for the general public on Saturday to obtain fuel on a regular basis through regularizing the distribution and stop hoarding.
The new fuel pass will allow each motorist to obtain a minimum quantity of fuel on a weekly basis, the Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said.
To obtain fuel, vehicles must register at https://fuelpass.gov.lk/ with the owner’s national identity card (NIC) or passport number and vehicle chassis number. A QR code will be allocated for each vehicle.
Please find the registration process video here.
Minister Wijesekera said more than two million have registered with the system and have obtained the QR code by July 19.
“The QR Code will be tested at multiple locations in Colombo from July 21-24,” Wijesekera said in a twitter Message said.
” Registration will continue. From July 21 the pilot Project will be conducted along with the last digit of the number plate for QR Quota. QR program will be implemented Island wide from July 25 on wards”
Accordingly, the last digit of the Number Plate for fueling will be effective from 21st July, Island wide.
Vehicles with the last digit of 0,1,2 – Tuesday & Saturday
Vehicles with the last digit of 3,4,5 – Thursday & Sunday
Vehicles with the last digit of 6,7,8,9 – Monday, Wednesday & Friday
However, the minister has yet to reveal how much fuel each vehicle will be allowed to pump. (Colombo/ July 19/2022)