The price of Petrol and Diesel remained the same on Monday, September 12 across major cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Chennai.
The petrol and diesel rates for each day, whether new or constant, are announced at 6 am on the day. These, however, vary from state to state due to value-added tax (VAT), freight charges, local taxes, etc.
According to oil marketing companies, petrol in Noida has become Rs 96.79 and diesel Rs 89.96 per litre. In Ghaziabad, the price of diesel has become Rs 96.58 per litre and diesel has become Rs 89.75 per litre. In Lucknow, petrol has become Rs 96.57 and diesel Rs 89.76 per litre. Whereas, in Patna, petrol has become Rs 107.24 and diesel Rs 94.04 per litre.
In Chandigarh, diesel has become Rs 96.20 per litre and diesel Rs 84.26 per litre. Petrol in Bhopal has become Rs 108.65 and diesel Rs 93.90 per litre. Petrol in Port Blair has become Rs 84.10 and diesel Rs 79.74 per litre.
At present, petrol in Delhi is being sold at Rs 96.72 a litre while diesel is being sold at Rs 89.62 a litre. Whereas in Mumbai, petrol is available at Rs 106.31 and diesel at Rs 94.27 per litre. While petrol in Kolkata is Rs 106.03 and diesel is Rs 92.76 per litre. On the other hand, petrol is being sold at Rs 102.63 and diesel at Rs 94.24 per litre in Chennai.
In India, oil marketing companies (OMCs) such as Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum determine petrols and diesel prices. This is done on a daily basis, and rates are determined in accordance with the price of crude oil throughout the world.
Why do fuel prices vary across states?
The rates for each day, whether new or unchanged, are announced at 6 a.m. on the day. These, however, vary from state to state; this is due to criteria such as Value Added Tax (VAT), freight charges, local taxes, etc.
Petrol, and Diesel prices in Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Lucknow, Noida, and Gurugram on September 12, 2023
|CITY||Petrol (Per Litre)||Diesel (Per Litre)|
|Bengaluru||Rs 101.94||Rs 87.89|
|Chandigarh||Rs 96.20||Rs 84.26|
|Chennai||Rs 102.86||Rs 94.46|
|Gurugram||Rs 96.84||Rs 89.72|
|Kolkata||Rs 106.03||Rs 92.76|
|Lucknow||Rs 96.57||Rs 89.76|
|Mumbai||Rs 106.31||Rs 94.27|
|New Delhi||Rs 96.72||Rs 89.62|
|Noida||Rs 96.79||Rs 89.96|
You can also know the daily rate of petrol and diesel through SMS. Indian Oil customers can get information by sending RSP and their city code to 9224992249 and BPCL customers can get information by sending an SMS to 9223112222 by typing RSP and their city code. Whereas, HPCL consumers can know the price by sending HPPrice and their city code to 9222201122.