New Delhi: Indian oil companies (IOC, HPCL & BPCL) have not made any change in the prices of petrol-diesel on Saturday. Fuel prices have remained the same for more than a month. Due to the economic crisis due to COVID-19 and the subsequent pressure on revenue, the Center can again increase the excise duty on petrol and diesel. Sources indicated that if the government felt the need to raise more resources to finance additional economic reform packages to fight the corona-related disruptions, the excise duty on petrol and diesel would be hiked by Rs 3-6 per liter soon.
Let us tell you that the prices of petrol and diesel changes at six in the morning. The new rates are applicable from six o'clock in the morning. After adding excise duty, dealer commission and other things, the price of petrol and diesel gets almost double. Petrol and diesel prices change every day depending on what the prices of crude are in the international market along with foreign exchange rates.
Know the cost of today's petrol diesel in big cities of the country -
Delhi- Price of Petrol is Rs 81.06 and Diesel is Rs 70.46 per litre.
Mumbai- Price of petrol is Rs 87.74 and diesel is Rs 76.86 per litre.
Kolkata- Pricepetrol is Rs 82.59 and diesel is Rs 73.99 per litre.
Chennai- Petrol costs Rs 84.14 and diesel is Rs 75.95 per litre.
Noida- Price of petrol is Rs 81.58 and diesel is Rs 70.00 per litre.
Lucknow- Price of petrol is Rs 81.48 and diesel is Rs 70.91 per litre.
Patna- Price of petrol is Rs 73.73 and diesel is Rs 76.10 per litre.
Chandigarh- Price of Petrol is Rs 77.99 and diesel is Rs 70.17 per litre.