Petrol-Diesel Prices Today, January 9: Check latest fuel rates in Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Noida, Chandigarh, and other cities
Petrol-Diesel Prices Today, January 9: The oil marketing companies revise fuel prices every morning at 6:00 AM. The last major country-wide fluctuation in fuel prices was witnessed in May when the Centre cut the excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 per litre and Rs 6 per litre on diesel.
Petrol-Diesel Prices Today, January 9: The price of petrol and diesel remained unchanged on Monday, January 9. Fuel prices have remained stagnant in the last seven months except Himachal Pradesh. The northern state government on Sunday announced that the state would increase the value-added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel prices, according to the news agency ANI.
The state would raise the VAT in fuel prices up to Rs 7.40 per litre. After this, the diesel prices in the state would be Rs 86 per litre.
The oil marketing companies revise fuel prices every morning at 6:00 AM. The last major country-wide fluctuation in fuel prices was witnessed in May when the Centre cut the excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 per litre and Rs 6 per litre on diesel.
The retail price for petrol and diesel in New Delhi is Rs 96.72 and Rs 89.62 per litre, respectively,
The current cost of petrol and diesel in Mumbai is Rs 106.31 and Rs 94.27 a litre, respectively.
People in Chennai have to pay Rs 102.63 and Rs 94.24 a litre for petrol and diesel, respectively.
In Kolkata, the price of petrol is Rs. 106.03 and that of diesel is Rs. 92.76 a litre.
In NOIDA, the price for diesel is Rs 89.96 and Rs 96.79 for Petrol.
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Fuel prices are revised in line with international benchmark prices and foreign exchange rates by public sector oil marketing companies (OMCs). OMCs include Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL).
Differences in local taxes like VAT and freight charges from state to state, affect petrol and diesel prices in different cities.
How to check the Petrol, diesel prices in your city?
Citizens may easily check fuel rates in their respective cities by sending an SMS. Indian Oil customers may type RSP on their phone and send an SMS to 9224992249, while Hindustan Petroleum customers need to type HPPRICE and send an SMS to 9222201122. Bharat Petroleum customers need to type RSP and send and SMS to 9223112222.
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