Gasoline value rise within the nation continued on Monday with oil advertising firms (OMCs) growing the pump charge of each petrol and diesel for the second consecutive day. Accordingly, the retail costs of petrol and diesel elevated by 28 paise and 27 paise per litre to Rs 95.31 and Rs 86.22 per litre respectively in Delhi on Monday.
Within the metropolis of Mumbai, the place petrol costs crossed Rs 100 mark for the primary time ever on Could 29, the gasoline value reached a brand new excessive of Rs 101.53 per litre on Monday. Diesel value additionally elevated within the metropolis to succeed in Rs 93.57 a litre, the best amongst metros.
Throughout the nation as nicely petrol and diesel costs elevated between 24-28 paise per litre on Monday however its retail costs different relying on the extent of native taxes in numerous states.
Mumbai just isn’t the one metropolis to have distinctive distinction of petrol breaching the Rs 100 pet litre mark. Thane reached the mark just a few days again whereas few different cities in Rajasthan (together with Jaipur) Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, having the best VAT ranges on auto fuels within the nation, have already been promoting regular petrol for over Rs 100 a litre for previous a number of days.
Ganganagar in Rajasthan has the best stage of petrol costs at Rs 106.29 a litre whereas diesel value there as nicely is closing on the century mark remaining at Rs 99.23 a litre. Whereas Rajasthan, on the whole, has excessive retail costs of fuels because of excessive VAT charges, Sri Ganganagar, a small metropolis within the state close to the India-Pakistan border, has the costliest auto gasoline within the nation because of increased freight it had pay to get gasoline at stations.
Premium petrol value has already crossed the Rs 100 per litre mark in a number of elements of the nation by a rise within the retail charges within the month of January and February.
With Monday’s value hike, gasoline costs have now elevated on 20 days and remained unchanged on 18 days since Could 1. The 20 will increase have taken up petrol costs by Rs four.91 per litre in Delhi. Equally, diesel has elevated by Rs 5.50 per litre within the nationwide capital.
(With IANS inputs)