Petrol, Diesel Latest Prices: Prices of petrol and diesel are constantly making new records. Petrol prices in Ganganagar, Rajasthan have reached close to 100 today. However, when it comes to Indian Oil’s premium petrol, it also crossed the 100 mark. Petrol in Ganganagar today sold for Rs 97.47 per liter. At the beginning of this month, i.e. on January 1, petrol was being sold at a price of Rs. 95.34 per liter more than Rs. 90. The price of diesel in Ganganagar is Rs 89.19 per liter.
So far, oil has become expensive four times this week. Including all four times, petrol and diesel have increased by about one rupee so far. This week, oil became costlier on 18 January, 19 January, 22 January and 23 January.
Most expensive oil in four metros in Mumbai
Talking about the capital Delhi, on January 23, petrol prices have reached Rs 85.7 per liter while diesel prices are Rs 75.88 per liter. The most expensive petrol-diesel in the four metros Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai is in Mumbai. Petrol has reached Rs 92.28 per liter in Mumbai and diesel has reached Rs 82.66 per liter. After Mumbai, the most expensive oil is in Chennai. Petrol in Chennai has reached Rs 88.29 per liter and diesel at Rs 81.15 per liter. In Kolkata, petrol has reached Rs 87.11 per liter and diesel at Rs 79.48 per liter.
Oil rate may be different in every state
Oil prices may vary from state to state as it attracts local sales tax or VAT (Value Added Tax). Apart from this, excise duty is also imposed on it which is a central levy. Earlier this week, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan blamed Saudi Arabia’s decision to cut oil production over rising oil prices.
How to know the price of petrol and diesel?
You can get information about petrol diesel prices through SMS. 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.