There is nationwide opposition to petrol and diesel prices. The Congress protested yesterday. Today there has been no change in the price of oil. Petrol-diesel was becoming increasingly expensive in the country for about three weeks. In the international market, crude oil prices remained soft for most of this month, but the prices of petrol and diesel have increased continuously in the domestic market. In the last 23 days, the price of diesel has increased by Rs 11.23 per liter. Petrol price also rose by Rs 9.17 per liter in these days. On Monday too, diesel was expensive by 13 paise and the price of petrol increased by 5 paise. But today its price is stable.
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 80.53 per liter. According to information from the IOCL 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 prices in these metros are 75.64, 78.83, and 77.72 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, 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 to consumers after adding taxes and their own margins. This cost is also added to the petrol rate and diesel rate.