There has been no increase in the prices of petrol and diesel by the state-owned oil companies today. Yesterday the diesel price had increased by a maximum of 26 to 28 paise, while the price of petrol was also increased by 27 to 28 paise.
Even today, the price of petrol in Delhi is Rs 97.50 while the price of diesel is Rs 88.23 per litre. The price of petrol in Mumbai is Rs 103.63 and the price of diesel is Rs 95.72 per litre. After increasing vehicle fuel prices for the 29th time in a month, petrol and diesel prices across the country reached new highs on Wednesday.
Know-How much is the price in major metros
Today the prices of one litre of petrol and diesel in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai are as follows.
city diesel petrol
Delhi 88.23 97.50
Mumbai 95.72 103.63
Kolkata 91.08 97.38
Chennai 92.83 98.65
(Petrol-diesel is priced at Rs. per litre.)
Price varies daily at 6 o'clock
Let us tell you that the prices of petrol and diesel change every day at 6 am. The new rates are applicable from 6 am onwards. After adding excise duty, dealer commission and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price almost doubles.
On the basis of these parameters, oil companies do the work of fixing petrol rate and diesel rate daily. Dealers are people running petrol pumps. They sell petrol themselves at retail prices to the consumers end after adding taxes and their own margins. This cost is also added to the petrol rate and diesel rate.
You can also know the price of petrol and diesel through SMS. According to the Indian Oil website, you need to write RSP and your city code and send it to the number 9224992249. The code for each city is different, which you will get from the IOCL website.