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There is no change in the price of petrol and diesel by the government oil companies in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai today. At the same time, the price of petrol in Kolkata has decreased by 5 paise, while the price of diesel has been increased by 2 paise. However, on July 30, the Delhi government had reduced the price of diesel by Rs 8.36 due to which the price of diesel in Delhi was increased to Rs 73.56 per liter in the market.
Know the price in major metros
Today, the price of petrol in Delhi is Rs 80.43 per liter. At the same time, the price of diesel is Rs 73.56 per liter. According to information from the IOCL website, the price of one liter of petrol in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai is 82.05, 87.19 and 83.63 per liter respectively. Talking about diesel, its price in these metros is 77.06, 80.11 and 78.86 respectively.
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Know how much is the price in your city
You can know the price of petrol and diesel through SMS. According to the website of IndianOil, you have to write RSP and your city code and send it to number 9224992249. The code for each city is different, which you will get from the IOCL website.
Price changes at six o’clock every day
Please tell that the price of petrol and diesel changes at six in the morning every day. 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 and diesel, its price almost doubles. Petrol and diesel prices change daily, depending on what the crude prices are in the international market along with foreign exchange rates.
Based on these standards, the oil companies do the work of fixing the petrol rate and diesel rate daily. The dealers are the people running the petrol pumps. They sell petrol at retail prices themselves after adding taxes and their own margins to the end consumers. This cost is also added to the petrol rate and diesel rate.