The people struggling with inflation have got relief from the government oil companies today. Today, there has been no change in the prices of petrol and diesel in the country. Petrol and diesel prices in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai are the same as on Monday. After the increase in the price of diesel for the last two days, now the price of diesel in the national capital Delhi has become expensive by about 70 paise from petrol. On Sunday, the oil companies had increased the price of diesel by 16 paise per liter and on Monday by 11 paise per liter.
Price is so high in major metros
Today, the price of petrol in Delhi is Rs 80.43 per liter. At the same time, the price of diesel is Rs 81.05 per liter. According to information from IOCL's website, the price of one liter of petrol in Kolkata, Mumbai, and Chennai is 82.10, 87.19, and 83.63 per liter respectively. Talking about diesel, its price in these metros is Rs 76.17, 79.27, and 78.11 respectively.
Know how much is the price in your city
You can know the price of petrol and diesel through SMS. According to the website of IndianOil, you have to write RSP and your city code and send it to number 9224992249. The code for each city is different, which you will get from the IOCL website.
Price changes at six o'clock every day
Please tell us that the price of petrol and diesel changes at six in the morning every day. The new rates are applicable from 6 o'clock in the morning. After adding excise duty, dealer commission, and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price almost doubles. Petrol and diesel prices change daily, depending on what the crude prices are in the international market along with foreign exchange rates.
On the basis of these standards, the oil companies do the work of fixing the petrol rate and diesel rate daily. The dealers are the people running the petrol pumps. They sell petrol at retail prices themselves after adding taxes and their own margins to the end consumers. This cost is also added to the petrol rate and diesel rate.