Petrol-Diesel Price: Diesel became cheaper for the second consecutive day, petrol still at record high, check rate
Today i.e. August 19, 2021, oil marketing companies have cut diesel prices for the second consecutive day. Even today diesel has become cheaper by 20 paise per liter. On Wednesday also, there was a cut of 20 paise per liter in diesel. However, there has been no change in the prices of petrol. Petrol prices have been stable for almost 33 days. Prior to this, petrol became costlier by 35 paise per liter on July 17. At the same time, diesel last became expensive by 15 paise per liter on July 15. Since then, retail fuel prices were running stable, due to which a reduction in prices was expected.
However, when asked this week on the cut in excise duty on petrol and diesel, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government is not in a position to cut as it is burdened by the oil bonds of the previous government.
current rates of petrol and diesel
Delhi: Petrol – ₹101.84 per litre; Diesel – ₹89.47 per liter
Mumbai: Petrol – ₹107.83 per litre; Diesel – ₹97.04 per liter
Kolkata: Petrol – ₹102.08 per litre; Diesel – ₹92.57 per liter
Chennai: Petrol – Rs 99.47 per litre; Diesel – ₹94.02 per liter
Bangalore: Petrol – ₹105.25 per litre; Diesel – ₹94.86 per liter
Bhopal: Petrol – ₹110.20 per liter; Diesel – ₹98.26 per liter
Lucknow: Petrol – Rs 98.92 per liter, Diesel – Rs 89.81 per liter
Patna: Petrol – ₹104.25 per litre; Diesel – ₹95.16 per liter
Chandigarh: Petrol – ₹97.93 per litre; Diesel – ₹89.12 per liter
Check oil price in your city
Every day new prices of petrol and diesel in the country are applicable at every petrol pump in the country from 6 am. Since the local VAT of each state is different, the fuel prices may vary from state to state. You can know the prices of petrol and diesel every day from your phone through an SMS. For this you can send SMS to mobile number 9224992249 under Indian Oil SMS service. Your message will be something like- RSP<स्पेस>petrol pump dealer code You can check the RSP code of your area by visiting the site. After sending this message, information about the latest fuel price will come in your phone.