Petrol and Diesel Prices Today
On September 3, petrol and diesel prices in India remained largely unchanged. In Delhi, the price of petrol stood at Rs 96.72 per litre, while diesel was priced at Rs 89.62 per litre. In Mumbai, per-litre petrol was selling at Rs 106.31, with diesel at Rs 94.27. Kolkata reported petrol prices at Rs 106.03 per litre, while diesel was at Rs 92.76 per litre. In Chennai, petrol was priced at Rs 102.86 per litre, and diesel at Rs 94.24 per litre.
Why Do Fuel Prices Vary Across States?
One may wonder why petrol and diesel prices differ from state to state. The rates, whether they change daily or remain stable, are officially announced at 6 am. However, these prices vary due to several factors such as Value Added Tax (VAT), freight charges, local taxes, and more.
Petrol and Diesel Prices in Major Cities on September 3, 2023
|CITY||Petrol (Per Litre)||Diesel (Per Litre)|
|Bengaluru||Rs 101.94||Rs 87.89|
|Chandigarh||Rs 96.20||Rs 84.26|
|Chennai||Rs 102.86||Rs 94.24|
|Gurugram||Rs 97.18||Rs 90.05|
|Kolkata||Rs 106.03||Rs 92.76|
|Lucknow||Rs 96.57||Rs 89.76|
|Mumbai||Rs 106.31||Rs 94.27|
|New Delhi||Rs 96.72||Rs 89.62|
|Noida||Rs 96.79||Rs 89.96|
How to Check Petrol and Diesel Prices City-Wise?
If you want to stay updated on the daily rates of petrol and diesel in your city, there are convenient methods to do so:
- SMS Alerts: Indian Oil customers can receive information by sending an SMS with “RSP” and their city code to 9224992249. BPCL customers can do the same by sending an SMS to 9223112222, typing “RSP” and their city code. HPCL consumers can also check prices by sending “HPPrice” and their city code to 9222201122.