After petrol, diesel is now at virtually Rs 100 per litre mark in Rajasthan as oil corporations raised gas costs but once more on Friday. Petrol value was hiked by 29 paise per litre and diesel by 28 paise, in response to a value notification of state-owned gas retailers. The hike — the 22nd since Might four — took gas costs throughout the nation to historic highs.
Petrol is retailing above the Rs 100 per litre mark in six states and union territories — Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Ladakh.
In Delhi, petrol hit an all-time excessive of Rs 95.85 a litre, whereas diesel is now priced at Rs 86.75 per litre.
Gasoline costs differ from state to state relying on the incidence of native taxes reminiscent of VAT and freight costs.
Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan close to the India-Pakistan border has the most expensive gas within the nation — petrol is priced at Rs 106.94 a litre and diesel at Rs 99.80. This small city was the primary within the nation to see petrol value hit Rs 100 a litre mark in mid-February. Premium or additive laced petrol within the city sells for Rs 110.22 a litre and similar grade diesel at Rs 103.47.
Rajasthan levies the very best VAT on petrol and diesel within the nation, adopted by Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Mumbai on Might 29 turned the primary metro within the nation the place petrol was being bought at over Rs 100 a litre. Petrol now prices Rs 102.04 a litre within the metropolis and diesel comes for Rs 94.15.
The hike on Friday was the 22nd enhance in costs since Might four, when state-owned oil corporations ended an 18-day hiatus in price revision they noticed throughout meeting elections in states like West Bengal.
In 22 will increase, petrol value has risen by Rs 5.45 per litre and diesel by Rs 6.02 a litre.
Oil firms revise charges of petrol and diesel day by day primarily based on the typical value of benchmark gas within the worldwide market within the previous 15 days, and overseas alternate charges.