Fuel costs keep on soaring the nation over, pushing the oil cost in Mumbai today past the Rs 90 per liter mark. A liter of petrol in Mumbai costs Rs 90.08, while the cost in Delhi is Rs 82.72. Diesel, in the meantime, is being sold at Rs 78.58 per liter in Mumbai and Rs 74.02 per liter in Delhi. In Patna, petrol is priced at Rs 91.96/liter – one among the most priced in the nation — and diesel at Rs 79.68/liter.
Petrol Prices Hits New High of Rs 90 Mark in Mumbai
As indicated by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the biggest fuel retailer in India, petrol is retailing at Rs 82.14/liter in Lucknow, Rs 87.70/liter in Hyderabad, Rs 83.37/liter in Bengaluru, Rs 84.54/liter in Kolkata, Rs 85.17/liter in Guwahati and 85.99/liter in Chennai. Diesel costs excessively enlisted a flood in real metros the nation over. In Bengaluru diesel is priced at Rs 74.40/liter, in Hyderabad at Rs 80.51/liter, in Kolkata at Rs 75.87/liter, in Lucknow at Rs 74.15/liter, in Guwahati at Rs 77.40/liter and in Chennai at Rs 78.26/liter.
Delhi is one of the urban communities that has the least expensive fuel rates as a result of lower charges. Mumbai, then again, has the highest deals expense or VAT. Maharashtra demands 25 percent Value-added-tax (VAT) on petrol in Mumbai, however an additional charge of Rs 9 for a liter over the state. For diesel, the VAT is 21 percent in Mumbai, with an additional charge of Rs 1 for a liter over the state. A week ago the petrol cost ruptured the 90 rupees mark in ten regions across Maharashtra.
While the Opposition has reprimanded the Union government for not taking enough measures to keep a tab on costs, the last has kept up that worldwide unrefined petroleum costs and other universal variables are causing a hike in prices of fuel. The government has additionally found any prompt decrease in excise duty keeping in order to cut down the retail costs of auto fuels and rather encouraged the states to make a move – cut VAT on fuel.