Domestic diesel prices were prices were raised marginally on Thursday while petrol prices were kept unchanged for a second straight day. With effect from 6 am on May 16, the price of petrol remained at Rs. 71.18 per litre in Delhi and Rs. 76.79 per litre in Mumbai – the same levels as the previous day, according to notifications from Indian Oil.
The diesel prices were revised to Rs. 65.91 per litre in Delhi and 69.05 per litre in Mumbai, as against Rs. 65.86 per litre and Rs. 69 per litre the previous day respectively, according to Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the country’s largest fuel retailer. Currently, the domestic prices of petrol and diesel are reviewed by state-run oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil Corporation on a daily basis. Any revisions are effected at the fuel pumps at 6 am. (Also read: How to check today’s petrol, diesel price in your city)
Here’s how domestic petrol and diesel prices have been changed in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai so far this month:
The petrol price has been cut by Rs. 1.9-2.02 per litre – or 2.43-2.67 per cent – in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai so far this month, and the price of diesel lowered by 78-80 paise per litre. Read More