There is no increase in the price of petrol and diesel from the state oil companies today. However, the price of petrol was increased by 4 to 5 paise per day. In the last 15 days, the price of petrol has been increased almost daily. This has made it expensive by Rs 1.65. While 15 days ago, petrol was selling at Rs 80.43 per liter. However, the price of diesel in these last fifteen days is the same as before. Earlier, on July 30, the Delhi government had cut the price of diesel by Rs 8.36, due to which the price of diesel in Delhi was Rs 73.56 per liter in the market.
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.
This is to inform you that the price of petrol and diesel changes at 6 AM 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 becomes almost doubles. Petrol and diesel prices change every day, depending on what the crude prices are in the international market along with foreign exchange rates.
In the last 15 days, the price of petrol has increased by Rs 1.67 per liter, while there has been no change in the price of diesel for the last 31 days. According to the website of Indian Oil, on 2 September 2020, the rates of diesel and petrol in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai were as follows.
City Name Diesel (Rs / L) Petrol (Rs / L)
Delhi 73.56 82.08
Kolkata 77.06 83.57
Mumbai 80.11 88.73
Chennai 78.86 85.04
Lucknow 73.77 82.26