Fuel prices raised to record high levels on Wednesday, October 27, as rates were hiked again after a two-day pause. In the national capital, petrol and diesel rates soared 35 paise to cost Rs 107.94 and Rs 96.67 per litre respectively, according to Indian Oil Corporation.
In Mumbai, petrol is being retailed at ₹113.80, and diesel is sold at ₹104.75 per litre.
In Chennai, petrol prices costs ₹104.83 per litre. Among the four metro cities, fuel rates are the highest in Mumbai, according to the state-run oil refiner. Fuel rates vary across the states due to value-added tax or VAT.
Difference in the price of petrol and diesel in the states varies due to the tax and the cost of transportation imposed by the central and state government.
How to check petrol and diesel price in your city
Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, and Hindustan Petroleum revise fuel rates daily, taking into account crude and rupee-dollar rates in international markets. Any changes come into effect from 6 am every day.
For new rates, you can get information by visiting the website. At the same time, you can also check the rate through SMS on mobile phones. You can also find out about the price of petrol and diesel by sending an SMS to 92249 92249. You have to send RSP petrol pump dealer code to 92249 92249. If you are in Delhi and want to know the price of petrol and diesel through message, then you have to send RSP 102072 to 92249 92249.
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