Petrol and Diesel Prices on August 31, 2023
The price of Petrol and Diesel remained unchanged on Thursday, August 31, across major cities including New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Chennai. Fuel rates, whether they are new or constant, are announced daily at 6 am. However, these rates differ between states due to factors such as value-added tax (VAT), freight charges, and local taxes.
As per the most recent prices, petrol in Noida is priced at Rs 96.79 per litre, while diesel stands at Rs 89.96 per litre. In Ghaziabad, it costs Rs 96.58 for petrol and Rs 89.75 for diesel. Meanwhile, in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow, petrol is sold at Rs 96.57, and diesel at Rs 89.76 per litre. In Patna, the rates are Rs 107.24 for petrol and Rs 94.04 for diesel per litre. The prices in Port Blair are Rs 84.10 for petrol and Rs 79.74 for diesel per litre.
Currently, petrol in Delhi is retailing at Rs 96.72 per litre, while diesel is available at Rs 89.62 per litre. In Mumbai, petrol is priced at Rs 106.31, and diesel at Rs 94.27 per litre. Kolkata’s petrol price is Rs 106.03, and diesel costs Rs 92.76 per litre. Chennai’s petrol rate is Rs 102.63, and diesel is Rs 94.24 per litre.
In India, oil marketing companies (OMCs) such as Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, and Hindustan Petroleum determine fuel prices. These prices are revised daily, based on the global crude oil prices.
Why Do Fuel Prices Vary Across States?
The daily rates, whether new or unchanged, are announced at 6 am each day. However, these rates vary from state to state due to factors like Value Added Tax (VAT), freight charges, and local taxes.
Fuel Prices in Major Cities on August 31, 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 get the daily petrol and diesel rates through SMS. Indian Oil customers can receive information by sending “RSP” and their city code to 9224992249. BPCL customers can get details by sending an SMS to 9223112222 with the text “RSP” and their city code. Similarly, HPCL consumers can find out the price by sending “HPPrice” and their city code to 9222201122.