Kerosene price hike by 25 paise every month


New Delhi: India's largest oil marketing company (OMC) confirmed the development.  On Wednesday shares of ONGC and Oil India increased subsequent to commerce every day informed that oil companies got administration nod to augment kerosene price by 25 paise every month till April 2017. At 10.26 am, shares of Oil India were buying and selling 3.47 per cent up at Rs 378.45. The scrip commenced at Rs 372 and has reached an elevated and low down of Rs 380.90 and Rs 372, correspondingly, in buy and sell.

ONGC was buying and selling 4.37 per cent up at Rs 237.70. Shares of the corporation commenced at Rs 233.85 and have reached an increase and lower of Rs 241.30 and Rs 232.50, correspondingly, in doing business. Benchmark index BSE Oil & Gas was increase 1.03 per cent at 10,230.57. For the quarter concluded March 31, 2016, Oil India informed net profit of Rs 469.24 crore, downward 14.95 per cent, next to Rs 551.72 crore in the equivalent quarter a year before. Net profit of ONGC climbed 12.22 per cent year-on-year to Rs 4,416 crore from Rs 3,935.07 crore throughout the similar quarters. The government gives a subsidy of Rs 12 per litre on kerosene while the balance is borne by upstream petroleum companies. Kerosene accounted for 42% of the total petroleum subsidy in 2015-16.  The future price hike would lower the administration subsidy load by Rs 1,000 crore this year. This is expected to make sure quicker payments for the downstream corporations and improved working assets efficiency. Petrol and diesel are sold at market-related rates following price deregulation. Kerosene utilization has been declining at 3% a year since FY01 increasing electrification and use of LPG by more households. LPG demand has adult by 7% a year since FY01.