There has been no change in diesel prices on the seventh day continuously on behalf of the government oil companies. The price of petrol has not been revised for the last 20 days. On Monday, petrol remained steady at Rs 81.06 in Delhi, while diesel prices did not see any change.
Learn how many prices are in major metros:
As per the information received from IOCL, the price of one litre of petrol and diesel in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai today is as follows.
City Diesel Petrol
Delhi 70.46 81.06
Kolkata 73.99 82.59
Mumbai 76.86 87.74
Chennai 75.95 84.14
Find out how much is the price in your district:
The price of petrol-diesel can also be known through SMS. According to indian oil portal, you have to write the RSP and your city code to the number 9224992249. The code of each district is different, which you will find from IOCL's portal.
Prices change at 6 pm daily:
The prices of petrol and diesel change every day at six o'clock in the morning. The new rates come into effect from 6 o'clock in the morning. After adding excise duty, dealer commission and other things in the price of petrol and diesel, the price is almost doubled. The prices of petrol and diesel change daily on the basis of what are the prices of crude in the international market with foreign exchange rates.
Based on these norms, oil companies work to fix petrol rates and diesel rates daily. The dealers are the people who run the petrol pumps. They sell petrol after adding taxes and their own margins at the end of the customers at retail prices. This cost is also added to the petrol rate and diesel rate.