Diesel worth on Saturday breached the Rs 100 per litre mark in Rajasthan after one more improve in gas charges, which additionally led to Karnataka turning into the seventh state to report Rs 100 a litre petrol. Petrol worth was hiked by 27 paise per litre and diesel by 23 paise, in accordance with a worth notification of state-owned gas retailers.
The hike — twenty third since May 4 — pushed gas costs throughout the nation to new historic highs. In Delhi, petrol hit an all-time excessive of Rs 96.12 a litre, whereas diesel is now priced at Rs 86.98 per litre.
Fuel costs differ from state to state relying on the incidence of native taxes reminiscent of VAT and freight prices. And due to this petrol retails at over Rs 100 per litre mark in six states and union territories — Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Ladakh.
Karnataka received added to that listing with many locations in the state together with Bidar, Bellary, Koppal, Davanagere, Shimoga and Chakmangalur recording over Rs 100 per litre petrol. Petrol in the state capital Bengaluru is priced at Rs 99.39 per litre and a litre of diesel comes for Rs 92.27.
Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan close to the India-Pakistan border was the primary place in the nation to see petrol hit Rs 100 a litre mark in mid-February and on Saturday it additionally earned the excellence of diesel crossing that psychological mark. Petrol in town is offered at Rs 107.22 a litre – the very best charge in the nation, and diesel comes for Rs 100.05. Premium or additive laced petrol in the city sells for Rs 110.50 a litre and identical grade diesel at Rs 103.72. Rajasthan levies the very best VAT on petrol and diesel in the nation, adopted by Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Mumbai on May 29 turned the primary metro in the nation the place petrol was being offered at over Rs 100 a litre. Petrol now prices Rs 102.30 a litre in town and diesel comes for Rs 94.39.
After Leh, Srinagar too is witnessing close to Rs 100 a litre petrol (Rs 99.27). Hyderabad too is in the identical league with petrol costing Rs 99.96.
Petrol sells for Rs 101.73 a litre in Leh and diesel prices Rs 93.66.
The hike on Saturday was the twenty third improve in costs since May 4, when state-owned oil companies ended an 18-day hiatus in charge revision they noticed throughout meeting elections in states like West Bengal.
In 23 will increase, petrol worth has risen by Rs 5.72 per litre and diesel by Rs 6.25 a litre.
(*100*) corporations revise charges of petrol and diesel each day primarily based on the common worth of benchmark gas in the worldwide market in the previous 15 days, and overseas trade charges.
International oil costs have firmed in current weeks in anticipation of demand restoration following the rollout of vaccination programme by numerous nations.