During the year, sales of HPCL’s petroleum products increased 15.9% annually to 8.8 million tonne (MT). Petrol sales recorded growth of 36.6%, diesel 22.2% and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) sales grew 118.8% annually.
While Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces growing clamour to rein in rising petrol and diesel prices by cutting taxes, the reason for it not yielding to the demand can be traced back to the early 2000’s
Petrol and Diesel Price Today in India: Petrol and diesel rates on March 15, 2021, remained unchanged. Citizens of Mumbai will have to shell out Rs 97.57 for a litre of petrol, while Rs 88.60 per litre for diesel.
A total of 127 listed companies including ABB India, Aditya Birla Capital, Adani Power, Adani Transmission, AstraZeneca Pharma, Bajaj Electricals, are scheduled to announce their July-September quarter earnings today.