Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 80 paise a litre each on Friday, the third increase in four days. Price of petrol & diesel in Delhi at Rs 97.81 per litre & Rs 89.07 per litre respectively today, they have been increased by 80 paise, according to a price notification of state fuel retailers.
In Mumbai, the petrol & diesel prices per litre at Rs 112.51 & Rs 96.70 (increased by 84 paise & 85 paise respectively). In Chennai, the price of petrol is Rs 103.67 & diesel is Rs 93.71 (increased by 76 paise) and in Kolkata, the price of petrol is Rs 106.34 (increased by 84 paise) and diesel is 91.42 (increased by 80 paise).
Earlier this week, petrol prices were increased by 75 and 76 paise on March 23 and 22 respectively. The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has sent crude oil prices to new height.
The difference in the price of fuel in the states are 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. Daily price changes for fuel are effected at 6 am every day.
To get the indicative prices of Petrol/Diesel in your city/town for the day, kindly SMS “RSP Dealer Code of Petrol Pump” to 92249 92249. For example, SMS “RSP 102072” to 92249 92249 for fuel prices in Delhi.
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