After a day's relief to the customers, today i.e. on Wednesday, the government oil companies increased the price of petrol by 35 paise, while the price of diesel was also increased by 17 paise per liter. After this increase, petrol went beyond Rs 100 in Delhi and Kolkata today.
Petrol in Delhi today went up to Rs 100.21 per liter and diesel at Rs 89.53 per liter. Talking about Mumbai, petrol has reached Rs 106.25 here. The price of diesel has reached Rs 97.09 per liter. Petrol in Kolkata is being sold for Rs 100.23 and diesel at Rs 92.50 per litre. After the increase in the price of petrol and diesel in Chennai, it is Rs 101.06 and Rs 94.06 per liter respectively.
Petrol in other cities of the country, Patna, costs Rs 102.40 and diesel Rs 94.99 per liter. Petrol in Lucknow is Rs 97.33 and diesel is Rs 89.92 per litre. Petrol in Ranchi is Rs 95.43 and Diesel at Rs 94.48 per litre.
After adding dealer commission, excise duty and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price almost doubles. Petrol and diesel prices change every morning at 6 am. This information can be taken every morning.
How to see new rate
You have to send SMS to the number 9224992249 by typing your city code along with RSP. Every city has a different code. You can check this from IOCL website.
India imports 89 percent of its crude oil requirement. The tax rate on petrol and diesel varies from state to state.