Petrol Diesel Price: There has been no change in the prices of petrol and diesel even today i.e. on 5th July. Their prices have remained stable since May 21. In fact, a reduction of Rs 8 per liter in excise duty on petrol and Rs 6 per liter on diesel was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on May 21. After which their prices fell. Only then it remains a relief in their prices. Let us now know without delay what are the prices of petrol and diesel today.
Latest rates of petrol and diesel in some major cities-
|Source: Indian Oil|
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The domestic prices of fuel oil are revised every day according to the prices of the international crude oil market in the country. These new prices are applicable every day at 6 am. You can find out the cost of fuel even sitting at home. To know the price of oil sitting at home, you can send SMS to mobile number 9224992249 under Indian Oil Message Service. Actually, the prices of petrol and diesel in different states are different on the basis of VAT and freight charges.
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Petrol and diesel in June increased sales of
Petrol and diesel sales in India have increased in June as economic activity picks up, people travel during summer vacations and crop sowing has started. Preliminary industry data showed that the demand for diesel has increased in double digits since the sowing season has started. Sales of this fuel grew by 35.2 percent year-on-year to 73.8 million tonnes in June. It is 10.5 percent higher than June, 2019 and 33.3 percent more than June, 2020. Diesel sales were 11.5 percent higher in June as compared to May this year. At that time 67 lakh tonnes of diesel was sold. On the rise in demand for diesel, industry sources said that this is due to higher consumption in agriculture and transport sectors. (with language input)
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