How to know petrol & diesel rate in your city right now via SMS
Wondering what's the price of petrol and diesel in your city today? Here's how you can stay updated with the latest fuel rates using this SMS-based service provided by Indian Oil. Try it out and find out the current petrol rate and diesel rate in your city now.
Petrol, diesel rate today: Did you know that you can receive the latest price of petrol and diesel on your mobile right now? All you have to do is send an SMS. A service provided by state-run oil marketing company Indian Oil Corp (IOC) enables users to receive information on the current petrol and diesel rates in different parts of the country through an SMS.
Here's a step-by-step guide on how to make use of this service to know the current price of petrol and diesel in your city, according to Indian Oil's website — iocl.com:
One can make use of the Indian Oil SMS service to know the current rates of petrol and diesel in a city by sending an SMS, framed in a particular format, to 9224992249.
Indian Oil SMS service: What's the format of the SMS to know the current rate of petrol and diesel in a particular city?
According to the Indian Oil Website, the SMS has to be framed in the following format:
RSP (space) Dealer code of fuel pump
For example, the exact SMS text to know the petrol and diesel prices in New Delhi will be: RSP 102072
In this example, the six-digit number is the code that tells the service that you are asking for the rates in New Delhi. There are different codes for different cities. You can try out the example above to check if it works for you.
Remember, these are indicative prices of petrol and diesel in different parts of the country.
Here's the full list of the exact text you can send to the number given above to know the respective petrol and diesel rates, according to the IOC website:
|New Delhi||RSP 102072|
|Port Blair||RSP 220191|
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