NEW DELHI: Gas trace upward push in the country went for a longer cease as oil marketing corporations (OMCs) kept the pump rate of petrol and diesel unchanged for the second consecutive day on Thursday.
Accordingly, the pump prices of petrol and diesel remained at Rs 94.49 and Rs 85.38 per litre respectively in Delhi on Thursday.
Within the metropolis of Mumbai, the put petrol prices crossed the Rs 100 per litre trace for the first time ever on Saturday (May per chance moreover just 29), the gasoline trace remains at fresh excessive of Rs 100.72 per litre. Diesel trace also continues to be at Rs 92.69 a litre, the easiest among metros.
Across the country as successfully petrol and diesel prices remained static on Thursday however the retail prices various reckoning on the extent of local taxes in completely different states.
Mumbai shouldn’t be essentially the most uncomplicated metropolis to enjoy fresh distinction of petrol breaching the Rs 100 per litre trace. Thane reached the trace few days aid whereas few completely different cities in Rajasthan (including Jaipur) Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, having the easiest VAT ranges on auto fuels in the country, enjoy already been promoting current petrol for over Rs 100 a litre for past various days.
Ganganagar in Rajasthan has the easiest level of petrol trace at Rs 105.52 a litre whereas diesel prices there as successfully is closing on the century trace last at Rs 98.32 a litre. Whereas Rajasthan in standard has excessive retail prices of fuels due to excessive VAT rates, Sri Ganganagar, a exiguous metropolis in the divulge cessation to the India-Pakistan border, has the most costly auto gasoline in the country due to elevated freight it had pay to win gasoline at stations.
With Thursday’s trace revision cease, gasoline prices enjoy now elevated on 17 days and remained unchanged on 17 days since May per chance moreover just 1. The 17 will increase enjoy taken up petrol prices by Rs 4.09 per litre in Delhi. Within the same vogue, diesel has elevated by Rs 4.66 per litre in the nationwide capital.