Petrol and Diesel Prices on August 22
The price of Petrol and Diesel remained constant on Tuesday, August 22 across major cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Chennai. The petrol and diesel rates for each day, whether new or constant, are announced at 6 am on the day. These, however, vary from state to state due to value-added tax (VAT), freight charges, local taxes, etc.
According to government oil companies, petrol is being sold at Rs 96.65 a litre in Noida after falling 27 paise. Diesel also fell by 25 paise and reached Rs 89.80 a litre. In UP’s capital Lucknow, petrol became cheaper by 11 paise to Rs 96.47 a liter and diesel fell by 10 paise to Rs 89.91 a litre. In Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur, today petrol became costlier by 5 paise and stood at Rs 108.48 a litre, while diesel has gone up by 5 paise to Rs 93.72 a litre.
At present, petrol in Delhi is being sold at Rs 96.72 a litre while diesel is being sold at Rs 89.62 a litre. Whereas in Mumbai, petrol is available at Rs 106.31 and diesel at Rs 94.27 per litre. While petrol in Kolkata is Rs 106.03 and diesel is Rs 92.76 per litre. On the other hand, petrol is being sold at Rs 102.63 and diesel at Rs 94.24 per litre in Chennai.
Why do fuel prices vary across states?
The rates for each day, whether new or unchanged, are announced at 6 am on the day. These, however, vary from state to state; this is due to criteria such as Value Added Tax (VAT), freight charges, local taxes, etc.
Petrol and Diesel prices in Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Lucknow, Noida, and Gurugram on August 22, 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 94.46|
|Gurugram||Rs 96.84||Rs 89.72|
|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?
You can also know the daily rate of petrol and diesel through SMS. Indian Oil customers can get information by sending RSP and their city code to 9224992249 and BPCL customers can get information by sending an SMS to 9223112222 by typing RSP and their city code. Whereas, HPCL consumers can know the price by sending HPPrice and their city code to 9222201122.