Petrol Price Today: Before getting the tank full, check the price of petrol and diesel, check it sitting at home

Petrol-Diesel Price Today 2021:  IOCL has again released the latest prices of petrol and diesel today (January 3). For almost 2 months, oil companies have kept the prices of petrol-diesel stable. ..Vehicle fuel at the national level on 4th Jan.

Petrol-Diesel Price Today 2021

Petrol Price Today: Before getting the tank full, check the price of petrol and diesel, check it sitting at home
Petrol Price Today: Before getting the tank full, check the price of petrol and diesel, check it sitting at home

IOCL has again released the latest prices of petrol and diesel today (January 4). For almost 2 months, oil companies have kept the prices of petrol-diesel stable. On January 4, there has been no change in the prices of vehicle fuels, petrol and diesel at the national level. Petrol-Diesel prices in the Indian market are stable since November 4. There was no change in the prices of petrol and diesel in Varanasi, Kanpur, Agra, Meerut and Prayagraj, including Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow, on January 1, 2022. 

Know today’s price of petrol and diesel in major cities

Delhi
Petrol – Rs 95.41 per liter
Diesel – Rs 86.67 per liter

Mumbai
Petrol – Rs 109.98 per liter
Diesel – Rs 94.14 per liter

Kolkata
Petrol-
Rs.104.67 per liter Diesel- Rs.89.79 per liter

Chennai
Petrol – Rs 101.40 per liter
Diesel – Rs 91.43 per liter

Noida
Petrol – Rs 95.51 per liter
Diesel – Rs 87.01 per liter

Lucknow
Petrol – Rs 95.28 per liter
Diesel – Rs 86.80 per liter

Kanpur
Petrol – Rs 94.95 per liter 
Diesel – Rs 86.48 per liter

Prices are fixed every morning

Fuel prices change everyday in the morning. In fact, the prices of petrol and diesel change daily based on the price of crude in the international market along with foreign exchange rates. Oil marketing companies fix the rates of petrol and diesel daily after reviewing the prices. Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum revise the rates of petrol and diesel every day at 6 am.

Why different rates in each city?

Tax is the reason why the rate of petrol varies in every city. At the same time, in different states, the state governments collect tax at different rates. At the same time, according to every city, there are taxes of municipal corporations, municipalities also. Varies according to city, also known as local body tax. Please note that different taxes are levied on the basis of each municipal corporation. 

Central and state governments charge heavy taxes

Central excise and state taxes account for 60 percent of the price of petrol, while it is 54 percent in diesel. Central excise duty on petrol is Rs 32.90 per liter, while that on diesel is Rs 31.80 per litre. Petrol-Diesel prices usually change daily, these prices are fixed on the basis of benchmark international crude prices and foreign exchange rates.

Know the price of petrol and diesel through SMS

You can know the price of petrol and diesel at your nearest petrol pump through SMS sitting at your home. Indian Oil customers will send a message from their mobile to 9224992249 by entering the city code along with the RSP. 

You will find the city code on the official website of Indian Oil (IOCL). After sending the message, you will be sent the latest price of petrol and diesel. Similarly, BPCL customers can send SMS to  9223112222 by  typing RSP from their mobile . HPCL customers  can send SMS by typing HPPrice to  9222201122 . Retail fuel prices have reached a new record high. The number of such cities is increasing continuously, where petrol is being sold beyond Rs 100 per liter.

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