The price of petrol in the country’s financial capital Mumbai has gone up to Rs 97 per liter. Petrol price in Mumbai has been increased to Rs 97 per liter and diesel to Rs 88.06 per liter. Petrol diesel prices are touching new record levels every day in other cities.
Petrol becomes expensive by Rs 03.28 in 12 days
Petrol prices are increasing daily in the last 12 days, due to which it has become expensive by Rs 03.28. Talking only about January and February this year, petrol has become expensive by Rs 6.77 in these days. At the same time, diesel has become expensive by Rs 3.49 in these 12 days.Check here how much petrol diesel is being sold in your city
>> Petrol in Delhi is Rs 90.58 and diesel is Rs 80.97 per liter.
>> Petrol in Mumbai is Rs 97.00 and diesel is Rs 88.06 per liter.
>> Petrol in Kolkata is Rs 91.78 and diesel is Rs 84.56 per liter.
>> Petrol in Chennai is Rs 92.59 and diesel is Rs 85.98 per liter.
>> Petrol in Bangalore is Rs 93.61 and diesel is Rs 85.84 per liter.
>> Petrol in Bhopal is Rs 98.60 and diesel is Rs 89.23 per liter.
>> Petrol in Chandigarh is Rs 87.16 and diesel is Rs 80.67 per liter.
>> Petrol in Patna is Rs 92.91 and diesel is Rs 86.22 per liter.
>> Petrol in Lucknow is Rs 88.86 and diesel is Rs 81.35 per liter.
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Price changes every day at 6 o’clock
The price of petrol and diesel changes at 6 am daily. 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 diesel, its price almost doubles. Petrol and diesel prices change every day, depending on what the crude prices are in the international market along with foreign exchange rates.
Why the prices of petrol diesel are increasing
Actually, the retail price of petrol diesel in India is linked to the price of crude oil in the global market. This means that if the price of crude oil is low in the global market, then petrol diesel will be cheaper in India. If the price of crude oil increases, then more will have to be spent for petrol diesel, but this does not happen every time. When the price of crude oil rises in the global market, its burden is put on the customers, but when the price of crude oil is low, the government imposes tax on the customers to increase its revenue.
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Check petrol diesel prices like this
You can find out the price of petrol diesel through SMS. Petrol diesel prices are updated daily at 6 am. According to the website of IndianOil, you have to type your city code with RSP and send an SMS to the number 9224992249. Each city code is different. You can see this from the IOCL website. At the same time, you can know the price of petrol diesel in your city by sending a message to BPCL Customer RSP 9223112222 and HPCL Customer HPPrice by sending 9222201122 message.