New Delhi:Prices of petrol and diesel were slashed on Tuesday (30 March) by oil marketing companies (OMCs). State-run OMCs have cut petrol and diesel prices by 22 paise and 23 paise, respectively.
Petrol price in New Delhi currently stands at ₹90.56 per litre as against ₹90.78 on Monday while diesel is available for ₹80.87 a litre as compared with ₹81.10 yesterday’s price, state-run oil refiner Indian Oil Corporation’s (IOL) website showed.
The revised rates of petrol and diesel in Mumbai stand at ₹96.98 per litre and ₹87.96 per litre respectively. People in Kolkata will have to pay ₹90.77 for a litre of petrol. A litre of diesel costs ₹83.75, 23 paise less than Monday’s price. In Chennai, petrol became 19 paise cheaper on Tuesday and is selling at ₹92.58 per litre while diesel prices were slashed to Rs 85.88, 22 paise less than yesterday’s price of ₹86.10 a litre.
Petrol rates in other major cities are- Noida ( ₹88.91), Bengaluru ( ₹93.59), Hyderabad ( ₹94.16), Jaipur ( ₹97.08), Lucknow ( ₹88.85) and Patna ( ₹92.89), as per data from the IOL website. Diesel prices in other major cities are- Noida ( ₹81.33), Bengaluru ( ₹85.75), Hyderabad ( ₹88.20), Jaipur ( ₹89.35), Lucknow ( ₹81.27) and Patna ( ₹86.12).
The petrol and diesel rates are usually revised on a daily basis in line with benchmark international prices and foreign exchange rates.