The prices of petrol and diesel were kept unchanged across the country on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Check the latest city-wise rates here.
There has been no change in prices of petrol and diesel on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Notably, the state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) have kept fuel rates stable across the domestic market for over two and a half months.
Petrol and diesel prices across key cities were last revised in November last year when the central and state governments slashed duties on fuels, providing relief to consumers from all-time record high rates.
Since then, petrol continues to retail at Rs 95.41 per litre in Delhi whereas diesel prices are below the Rs 100 mark at Rs 86.67 per litre in the national capital.
In India’s financial hub, Mumbai, petrol is available at Rs 109.98 per litre and diesel is being sold at Rs 94.14 per litre, the highest among all the four metro cities.
Similarly, in Tamil Nadu’s capital, Chennai, the prices of petrol and diesel remained unaltered and stood at Rs 101.40 per litre and Rs 91.43 per litre respectively.
In Kolkata, people have to shell out Rs 104.67 for one litre of petrol and diesel costs Rs 89.79 per litre.
Petrol and diesel prices in major Indian cities:
|CITY||PETROL (PER LITRE)||DIESEL (PER LITRE)|
|NEW DELHI||Rs 95.41||Rs 86.67|
|MUMBAI||Rs 109.98||Rs 94.14|
|CHENNAI||Rs 101.40||Rs 91.43|
|KOLKATA||Rs 104.67||Rs 89.79|
|HYDERABAD||Rs 108.20||Rs 94.62|
|BANGALORE||Rs 100.58||Rs 85.01|
In India, petrol and diesel prices depend on various factors like demand for fuel, valuation of INR against USD, consumption ratio of refineries and more. In addition to this, fuel rates differ from state to state due to value-added tax (VAT) and freight charges.
Notably, the oil marketing companies update the prices of petrol and diesel every day effective from 6 AM