Oil companies on Tuesday increased the prices of petrol and diesel by 80 paise. Petrol and diesel prices have been hiked 13 times in two weeks. In the last 15 days, there has been no change in oil prices for just two days on March 24 and April 1. So far in the capital Delhi, petrol has risen by Rs 9.20 per liter in two weeks. With this, the price of petrol in Delhi will now be Rs 104.61 per liter, while the price of diesel has gone up to Rs 95.87.
Petrol-diesel prices have increased 13 times in 2 weeks
Petrol price in Kolkata is now Rs. 114.28, while diesel is priced at Rs. 99.02 per liter to Rs. Petrol in Mumbai costs Rs 119.67 per liter and diesel costs Rs 103.92 per liter. At the same time, the price of petrol in Chennai is Rs 110.11 per liter, while the price of diesel is Rs 100.19 per liter.
Political opponents of the government had alleged that the Modi government had stopped oil companies from raising prices due to elections in five states. Oil companies on Sunday increased the prices of diesel by Rs 25 per liter for big buyers after the price of crude oil reached 11 112 per barrel in the international market. Oil dealers say that there will be a gradual increase in retail prices.
Know how much it costs in major metros
Today the price of one liter of petrol and diesel in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai are as follows.
City Diesel Petrol
Delhi 95.87 104.61
Mumbai 103.92 119.67
Kolkata 99.02 114.28
Chennai 100.19 110.11
(Petrol-diesel price per liter Rs.)
The price of petrol has crossed Rs 100 in these states.
In Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, petrol costs Rs 100. Petrol price is highest in Mumbai.
Find out how much it costs in your city
You can also know the price of petrol and diesel through SMS. You have to go to Indian Oil website and send RSP and your city code to 9224992249. The code for each city is different, which you can see on the IOCL website.
Let us tell you that the price of petrol and diesel changes every morning at 6 am. The new rates will be effective from 6 pm. Adding excise duty, dealer commission and other items to the price of petrol and diesel almost doubles the price.
Based on these criteria, oil companies fix daily rates for petrol and diesel. Dealers are the people who run petrol pumps. They sell petrol at retail price to consumers by adding taxes and their own margin. These costs are also added to the rates of petrol and diesel.