Petrol Pump Dealership Franchise plans. Check all eligibility, conditions. Petrol pump business is a lucrative business with good returns is a general perception among the significant proportion of the total population in our nation. Never goes low time. However, the petrol pump profitability has been transformed dramatically over the past decades.
The growing number of vehicles across the country has led to an increase in fuel demands and ultimately increases the need for petrol pumps. According to the reports, an average petrol pump sells almost five lakh liters of fuel, diesel and petrol every month in India.
Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) is a Government of India controlled Maharatna oil and gas company headquartered in New Delhi. The corporation operates 26,489 petrol pumps all over India. In this article, we look at the guidelines for starting the IOCL Retail Outlet (Petrol Pump) in detail.
Locations for IOCL Retail Outlet
IOCL identifies locations for setting up Petrol or Diesel retail outlets after carrying out the required feasibility studies and based on commercial considerations.
Regular Retail Outlet (ROs): Locations on Highways (NH/SH) and Urban Semi-Urban areas
Rural Retail Outlet (Kisan Seva Kendra): Locations in Rural regions but not on Highways (NH/SH)
Mode of Selection of IOCL Retail Outlet Dealers
The locations identified as above will be advertised in two newspapers, one in English and one in a regional vernacular newspaper having wide circulation in the area where the location falls in case of Regular ROs and case of Rural RO in one local/vernacular newspaper and one state-level newspaper. Persons meeting the eligibility criteria can apply for IOCL retail outlet, and the selection will be made from among the eligible applicants after the due interview process.
Direct offers of retail outlet land can also be considered for development of IOCL Retail Outlet. In such cases, after the receipt of such direct provides viability of the location will be assessed, and if found viable, the advertisement will be released in two leading newspapers. The final selection of the IOCL dealer will be by evaluation of the land offered.
Note: Government Agencies or PSUs can be considered for award of dealership directly without advertisement.
The eligibility criteria for starting IOCL retail outlet is explained in detail below:
Eligibility Criteria for Individuals
A resident of India (as per Income tax rules) can own an IOCL Petrol Pump
Age of the IOCL dealer should not be less than 21 years and not more than 55 years except for Freedom Fighter under the CC2 category.
For operating a Kisan Seva Kendra (Rural ROs), the applicant should be passed the minimum of 10th standard. Note: However, the candidate not having minimum educational qualification should be able to read, write and count.
For establishing Regular ROs, the applicant should pass the minimum of HSC level of examination conducted by a Board or University In case of Kisan Seva Kendra, an applicant should be resident of the concerned District.
Those recognized as Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) u
Under the Constitution of India can apply for SC/ST Dealership.
Widows can apply for IOCL dealership as based on the advertisement.
Outstanding Sports Persons (OSP) such as Arjuna Awardees, Asiad /Commonwealth Games and Recognised World Champions, Winners of Medals at Olympics, National Champions under the Recognised National Championships, National Adventure Awardees is eligible under reserved category.
Freedom fighters can apply for IOCL dealership under reserved category.
Paramilitary/Police/Govt. Personnel (PMP) is also eligible for reserved category IOCL retail outlet dealership.
Eligibility Criteria for Partnerships
All partners should have to individually fulfil the eligibility criteria as specified above and each partner should submit separate application forms.
Eligibility Criteria for Entity (Non-Individual Applicants)
Non-individual entity applicant means Government Bodies or Agencies, Societies registered under Societies Registration Act 1860 or societies registered under Co-operative Societies Act, 1912 or Co-operative Societies Act, Charitable Trusts registered with Charity Commissioner, Companies formed under the Companies Act, 1956 and 2013 (except Pvt. Ltd. companies).
The entity should be recorded in India
The date of Registration or incorporation of the entity should be a least three years
Land: Concerning land, all conditions covered for individuals would apply excepting clauses are given for property owned by the family unit.
Finance: All conditions mentioned for individuals will be applied for the entity.
Eligibility Criteria as per Finance
For Regular IOCL retail outlet, the fund requirement for eligibility will be Rs. 25 lakhs and for a rural retail outlet the fund requirement for eligibility will be around Rs. 12 lakhs. The funds can be in the below-mentioned forms:
Funds in registered companies or Postal Schemes
National Savings Schemes
Funds in savings accounts, deposits with Bank
Note: Only 60% of the certified value (for stocks, Mutual funds & Bonds) will be considered for eligibility.
Persons not eligible for IOCL Dealership
The following persons are not eligible for obtaining IOCL dealership:
Persons convicted or against whom a Court of law has framed charges for any criminal offence involving moral turpitude or economic offence (other than freedom struggle)
A mentally unsound person or paralysed person
Signatory to an agreement of an RO, SKO-LDO dealership, LPG distributorship of any oil company terminated on the grounds of deterioration or malpractice.
Financial Assistance for Dealership
Financial assistance will be given to applicant belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes on the award of dealerships by the IOCL as under ‘Corpus Fund’ scheme.
In respect of locations reserved for ST/SC categories applicant, the IOCL Company will make available the ready IOCL Retail outlets with all basic facilities at companies own cost. Hence the applicants belonging to SC/ST categories applying against locations covered under `Corpus Fund Scheme’ (CFS) are not expected to offer land, facilities, infrastructure and finance
IOCL will also give adequate working capital loan for a full operation cycle of the operation of the IOCL Dealership. Both the working capital and 11% per annum interest will be increased in hundred equals monthly instalments from the thirteen months of commissioning of the IOCL Dealership.
On the request at the time of application for IOCL dealership, unmarried women more than 40 years without earning parents and widows who have been awarded a dealership for locations reserved for women category will be eligible for the facilities as mentioned above
All IOCL dealers including those availing the Corpus Fund facilities will have to pay a License fee to the IOCL as applicable from time to time.
Investment Details – IOCL Retail Outlet
The capital investment required for setting up of an IOCL petrol pump outlet varies from location to location depending on the cost of land, size of plot and facilities needed to be developed to meet the requirements of consumers in the trading area of the IOCL retail outlet. The approximate investments required for the development of infrastructure and facilities at New IOCL retail outlets will be indicated in the advertisement.
In case of dealer-owned or company leased sites, a non-refundable fixed fee of Rs. 5 lakhs for Rural IOCL (Kisan Seva Kendra) retail outlet and Rs. 15 lakhs for Regular IOCL retail outlet will be payable.
In case of HP corporation owned sites involving bidding for allotment, the minimum bidding amount of Rs. 10 lakhs for Rural IOCL retail outlet and Rs. 30 lakhs for regular retail outlets will be payable. The applicant needs to deposit Rs. 50,000 for Rural IOCL ROs and Rs. 1.5 lakhs for Regular IOCL retail outlets.
Application Fee for IOCL Retail Outlet Dealership
For regular Categories in GENERAL the application fee is Rs 49,500/- , for OBC the application fee is Rs 47,500/- and for ST/SC category the fee is Rs 44,500/- only.
The applicant should furnish below-mentioned documents along with application form for IOCL retail outlet dealership.
Proof of age should be supported by a copy of 10th Standard Board Certificate, Secondary School Leaving Certificate, Birth Certificate, Passport, and Identity card issued by Election Commission
For educational qualification from overseas universities, boards, an equivalent certificate issued by the competent authority or State Government or Government of India
Copy of Passbook, account statement, deposit receipts
Redemption value – Valuation certificates along with a copy of NSC
Valuation certificates along with a copy of the Demat statement
Valuation certificates along with a copy of mutual fund certificates or Demat statements
Registered societies or companies should have made a net profit for the previous three consecutive financial years duly certified by a Chartered Accountant
Outstanding Sports Persons should attach a copy of the certificate from the from the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India.
Defence Personnel category person need to produced a certificate from Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR), Ministry of Defence, Government of India
Persons applying for dealerships under Freedom Fighters (FF) category should attach a certificate or Tamrapatra or a Pension Order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt of India
Documents Required for Ownership Proof
The applicant should furnish at least any one of the following materials in support of ownership of land offered for the IOCL Dealership:
Khasra or Khatauni or any equivalent revenue document or certificate from revenue official confirming the status of the purchase of the land
Registered Lease deed for a minimum period
Registered Sale deed or Registered Gift Deed
Any other type of ownership or transfer deed document – Mutation
Lease agreement letter issued by Government or Semi Government bodies
The selected will have to deposit an interest-free refundable security deposit of Rs.18, 000 candidate issuing the appointment letter.
Get Appointment Letter
After the verification of details, the corporation will issue a letter of Intent to the selected dealership.
Categories of Applicant
After receiving the application, the applicants will be classified into two groups as mentioned below based on the land offered by them
Group 1: Applicants are having a suitable piece of land in the advertised location or area either by way of ownership or long-term lease for minimum years (as advertised by IOCL).
Group 2: Applicants are having a firm offer for a suitable piece of land for purchase or long-term lease for minimum years (as advertised by IOCL).
Basic Facilities – Operation of IOCL Retail Outlet
Below mentioned basic facilities will have to be provided by each IOCL dealer:
Salesroom (as per approved drawing)
Boundary wall/Fencing (as per approved drawing
Electrification (inclusive of deposit)
Fire extinguishers (as per norms)
Support from IOCL
Other site-specific customer service facilities, as may be specified by IOCL from time to time. In the case of KSK (Kisan Seva Kendra) Dealer selected under ‘Corpus Fund Scheme’, rural ROs will be developed by IOCL, which will include the facilities mentioned above. In addition to the above facilities, IOCL will also provide Land development, Storage tank and Pump, Low-cost main signage, KSK Signage, Hand tube well.
Dealer Commission Rate
India Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) awards Rs 2.58 commission to dealers on every litre of petrol they sell, whereas the corporation pays Rs 1.65 as dealer commission on per litre of diesel.
IOCL Retail Outlet Management
A person selected for the IOCL dealership will have to pay attention towards day to day working by personally managing the affairs of the ROs dealership.
IOCL dealer will not be permissible for taking up any employment.
If the selected dealer is already employed, he or she will have to resign from the employment and have to submit a letter of acceptance of the resignation before the issuance of a letter of appointment (LOA) by the IOCL.
The LOA holder will have to give a notarised affidavit stating that she or he is not employed in the private sector or is not drawing any salary.
An entity selected for the IOCL dealership will have to manage the day to day working or affairs of the dealership.
HPCL, Mumbai Retail RO
3/4, Jn. of S.V. Rd Turner Rd
West Mumbai , Maharashtra
Mumbai , Bandra , 400050