Petrol Price Hiked By Rs. 2.58/Litre, Diesel By Rs. 2.26/Litre


The prices of petrol, diesel, jet fuel and non-subsidized LPG cylinder have been raised sharply following an increase in global oil rates.

Petrol price were last night hiked by Rs 2.58 a litre and diesel by Rs 2.26 per litre. Petrol will cost Rs 65.60 per litre in Delhi after the increase while diesel will cost Rs 53.93/litre.

The price of aviation turbine fuel will go up by a sharp 9.2 per cent and will cost Rs 46,729 per kilolitre in New Delhi.

The price of non-subsidised 14.2 kg LPG cylinder has been raised by Rs 21 and will now cost Rs 548.50 in New Delhi.

The price hike in aviation fuel and non-subsidised LPG comes into effect from today.

“The current level of international product prices of petrol & diesel and rupee-dollar exchange rate warrant increase in price of petrol and diesel, the impact of which is being passed on to the consumers with this price revision,” Indian Oil said in a statement last night.

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