Petrol & Diesel Prices Today: Petrol and diesel prices in the country are setting new records every day. Normal petrol is being sold beyond Rs 90 per liter in most cities of the country. At the same time, more than 100 rupees have to be paid for 1 liter petrol in Rajasthan. Within 2 months, the price of petrol and diesel has increased by more than Rs 7 per liter. Its price has increased by Rs 16 per liter in 1 year. At present, on Tuesday, 23 February, the government oil companies have increased prices once again. Petrol and diesel have become expensive by 35 to 38 paise per liter on Tuesday. With this, petrol has been increased to Rs 90.93 per liter and diesel to Rs 81.32 per liter in Delhi.
Petrol and diesel are expensive due to these reasons
In the international market, the price of crude is increasing rapidly. Brent crude has gone beyond $ 66. According to Goldman Sachs, crude could reach $ 70 a barrel by the next quarter. In fact, with the opening of the lockdown, the demand for crude oil is increasing worldwide. Due to which the prices of crude are increasing. Speaking of this year, there has been a 28.57 percent increase in crude. At the same time, it has become 16 percent costlier in 1 year.
On the other hand, the central and state governments are not in the mood to reduce tax on petrol and diesel. After adding excise duty, dealer commission and other things to the price of petrol diesel, its price becomes 4 times the base price. After continuous increase, fuel prices have reached the highest level in almost all the cities of the country.
Petrol, diesel rates in metro cities
Petrol in Delhi is Rs 90.93 per liter and diesel is Rs 81.32 per liter.
Petrol in Mumbai is Rs 97.34 per liter and diesel is Rs 88.44 per liter.
Petrol in Kolkata is Rs 91.12 per liter and diesel is Rs 84.20 per liter.
Petrol in Chennai is Rs 92.90 per liter and diesel is Rs 86.31 per liter.
Petrol in Noida is Rs 89.19 per liter and diesel is Rs 81.76 per liter.
Petrol in Bangalore is Rs 93.98 per liter and diesel is Rs 86.21 per liter.
Petrol in Bhopal is Rs 98.96 per liter and diesel is Rs 89.60 per liter.
Petrol in Chandigarh is Rs 87.50 per liter and diesel is Rs 81.02 per liter.
Petrol in Patna is Rs 93.25 per liter and diesel is Rs 86.57 per liter.
Petrol in Lucknow is Rs 89.13 per liter and diesel is Rs 81.70 per liter.
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 Indian Oil, 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 message to BPCL Customer RSP 9223112222 and HPCL Customer HPPrice by sending 9222201122 message. The price of petrol and diesel changes at 6 am daily. The new rates are applicable from 6 o’clock in the morning.