June 6, 2023

The people struggling with inflation have got relief from the government oil companies today. There is no change in the price of petrol in the country today. Petrol prices in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai are same as before. However, the prices of diesel have increased from 13 to 17 paise today.

Explain that after the increase in the price of diesel for the last four days, the price of diesel in the national capital Delhi became expensive by about 70 paise from petrol. Earlier on Sunday, the oil companies had increased the price of diesel by 16 paise per liter and on Monday by 11 paise per liter.
Price is so high 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 81.52 per liter. According to information from the IOCL website, the price of one liter of petrol in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai is 82.10, 87.19 and 83.63 per liter respectively. Talking about diesel, its prices in these metros are 76.67, 79.71 and 78.50 respectively.

Know how much is the price of
petrol and diesel in your city, you can know 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 themselves at retail prices to consumers after adding taxes and their own margins to consumers. This cost is also added to the petrol rate and diesel rate.