National gasoline tariffs have been increased by public marketing companies in metropolitan cities of India, reaching a record high of Rs. 84.45 per liter in Delhi.
Mumbai customers will have to pay Rs. 91.07 per liter for gasoline
Oil marketing companies on Wednesday revised domestic fuel prices across the country. Gasoline prices have now hit a record high of ₹ 84.45 per liter in the nation’s capital. State-owned retail fuel increased gasoline and diesel prices after a 5-day hiatus. According to the Indian Oil Corporation, gasoline prices have been hiked by 25 paise from ₹ 84.20 per liter to ₹ 84.45 per liter in Delhi. However, diesel prices were also increased by 25 paise, from ₹ 74.38 per liter to ₹ 74.63 per liter.
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Here are the prices of gasoline and diesel per liter in the five subways as of January 13, 2021:
|Delhi||₹ 84.45||₹ 74.63|
|Bombay||₹ 91.07||₹ 81.34|
|Chennai||₹ 87.18||₹ 79.95|
|Calcutta||₹ 85.92||₹ 78.22|
|Bengaluru||₹ 87.30||₹ 79.14|
With the entry into force of the new price, gasoline hit a record high in the nation’s capital, while it is the highest ever diesel price in Mumbai. On Wednesday, gasoline and diesel prices topped ₹ 91 and ₹ 81 per liter in the country’s financial capital. Mumbai buyers will have to shell out ₹ 91.07 per liter of gasoline and ₹ 81.34 per liter of diesel respectively.
The price of gasoline in Chennai was increased to ₹ 87.18 per liter, which rose to Rs 79.95 per liter. In Calcutta, gasoline and diesel sold for ₹ 85.92 per liter and ₹ 78.22 per liter, respectively. Bengaluru’s two auto fuels cost ₹ 87.30 per liter and ₹ 79.14 per liter respectively for gasoline and diesel.
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Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum are the three major oil marketing companies. They revise domestic fuel prices with global benchmarks taking into account changes in exchange rates accordingly. Fuel prices vary from state to state across the country due to value added tax or VAT.
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