Petrol and Diesel Rate Today in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad: The oil prices in the country have not been changed on 31 January 2022 and costs have been steady for about eight months now. The last country-wide change in fuel rates was on 21 May last year, when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slashed excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 per litre and Rs 6 per litre on diesel. In Mumbai, petrol costs Rs 106.31 per litre and diesel is at Rs 94.27 per litre. The petrol price and diesel price in Delhi are at Rs 96.72 and Rs 89.62 per litre, respectively.
Since the cut of excise duty by the central government, some states have also reduced VAT prices on fuels. Meghalaya was the last state to update the fuel prices when it increased VAT on August 24, because of which petrol now costs Rs 96.83 per litre in Shillong and diesel is now priced at Rs 84.72 per litre. The Maharashtra government cut value-added tax (VAT) on petrol by Rs 5 a litre and by Rs 3 a litre for diesel in July.
Any changes in petrol and diesel costs are implemented from 6 am every day. The prices of petrol and diesel change state by state, depending upon various criteria such as Value Added Tax (VAT), freight charges, the local taxes, etc. Public sector OMCs including Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) revise their prices daily in line with international benchmark prices and forex rates.
Oil Minister Hardeep Singh Puri recently asked Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to cut the retail prices of petrol and diesel if the crude oil prices in the international market come down and also if OMCs under recovery come down. OMCs incurred a loss of Rs 21,200 crore on account of selling petrol and diesel below the cost price.
Petrol, diesel prices in Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Lucknow, Noida, Gurugram
Chennai: Petrol rate: Rs 102.63 per litre, Diesel rate: Rs 94.24 per litre
Kolkata: Petrol rate today: Rs 106.03 per litre, Diesel rate: Rs 92.76 per litre
Bengaluru: Petrol rate: Rs 101.94 per litre, Diesel rate: Rs 87.89 per litre
Lucknow: Petrol rate: Rs 96.57 per litre, Diesel rate: Rs 89.76 per litre
Noida: Petrol rate: Rs 96.79 per litre, Diesel rate: Rs 89.96 per litre
Gurugram: Petrol rate: Rs 97.18 per litre, Diesel rate: Rs 90.05 per litre
Chandigarh: Petrol rate: Rs 96.20 per litre, Diesel rate: Rs 84.26 per litre
Mumbai: Petrol rate: Rs 106.31 per litre, Diesel rate: Rs 94.27 per litre
Delhi: Petrol rate: Rs 96.72 per litre, Diesel rate: Rs 89.62 per litre