Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has started the sales of cooking gas from various palaces in the Kathmandu Valley from Thursday morning, January 29, 2015.
The state oil monopoly in cooperation with gas dealers has started the sales of cooking gas at Naya Baneswor, Koteshwor, Battisputali, Sankhamul, Maitighar, Buddhanagar and Babarmahal.
NOC will distribute the cooking gas until February 10, 2015, according to state sole oil monopoly.
Though the government had taken initiation to ease the supply by gas through National Trading Limited on Sunday, it discontinued the sales after two days on Tuesday, this week, following lack of management.
The consumers are facing acute shortage of cooking gas since last couple of weeks in Kathmandu Valley.