Petrol, Diesel Prices Kept Unchanged Today, Here’s How To Check Latest Rates

Domestic petrol and diesel prices were kept unchanged on Wednesday. With effect from 6 am on Wednesday, May 22, the price of petrol remained at Rs. 71.17 per litre in Delhi and Rs. 76.78 per litre in Mumbai, according to notifications from Indian Oil. The diesel price stood at Rs. 66.2 per litre in Delhi and 69.36 per litre in Mumbai, according to Indian Oil Corporation (IOC). Currently, the domestic prices of petrol and diesel are reviewed by state-run oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil Corporation on a daily basis. Any revisions are effected at the fuel pumps at 6 am.

How domestic fuel rates have changed in past few weeks

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Overall, the petrol prices have been lowered by Rs. 1.91-2.03 per litre – or 2.44-2.68 per cent – in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai so far this month, and the diesel rates cut by 47-51 paise per litre (0.67-0.76 per cent).

The domestic fuel prices are determined broadly by the global crude oil and rupee-dollar forex rates.

How to receive information on petrol and diesel rates in SMS

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the country’s largest fuel retailer, provides an SMS-based service to the consumers, which enables them to receive information on the day’s prices on the mobile phone. The consumer can access the information on the latest indicative rates of petrol and diesel by sending an SMS to 9224992249, according to Indian Oil’s website, iocl.com.

The SMS is to be sent in the following format:

RSP<space>petrol pump dealer code

For example:

RSP 102072

Here’s the list of dealer codes of petrol pumps in different cities, as listed by Indian Oil on its website:

City SMS text City SMS text
New Delhi RSP 102072 Kolkata RSP 119941
Mumbai RSP 108412 Chennai RSP 133593
Agartala RSP 159850 Aizwal RSP 160181
Ambala RSP 102049 Bangalore RSP 118219
Gandhinagar RSP 218671 Gangtok RSP 159289
Guwahati RSP 159571 Hyderabad RSP 134483
Jullunder RSP 108743 Kohima RSP 160154
Lucknow RSP 155054 Panjim RSP 125676
Ranchi RSP 166751 Shillong RSP 159828
Shimla RSP 109295 Srinagar RSP 109536
Faridabad RSP 102287 Gurgaon RSP 102082
Noida RSP 155444 Ghaziabad RSP 154410
Bhopal RSP 169398 Bhubhaneswar RSP 124305
Chandigarh RSP 102790 Dehradun RSP 161143
Imphal RSP 159875 Itanagar RSP 160647
Jaipur RSP 123143 Jammu RSP 108726
Patna RSP 166873 Pondicherry RSP 135299
Port Blair RSP 220191 Raipur RSP 169751
Trivandrum RSP 124923 Silvasa RSP 112114
Daman RSP 177747 Vijayawada RSP 127611
Visakhapatnam RSP 127290

“To get the indicative prices of Petrol/Diesel in your city/town for the day, kindly SMS ‘RSP Dealer Code of Petrol Pump’ to 9224992249… For example, SMS ‘RSP 102072’ to 9224992249 for petrol and diesel prices in Delhi,” Indian Oil explains on its website.

 

Source:- ndtv

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