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Petrol, Diesel price today, December 30: No change in fuel rates remain for 23rd day in row

Petrol Price Today December 30, 2020 Updates: Since December 8, there has been no change in the prices of petrol and diesel.

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Petrol, Diesel price today, December 30: No change in fuel rates remain for 23rd day in row
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Petrol Price December 30 Update: For the 23rd consecutive day, petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Wednesday. Prior to this, fuel prices were hiked for six consecutive days but on the oil marketing companies have decided to keep the prices on hold.

It may be noted that earlier, the prices of petrol diesel did not change for 48 consecutive days. On November 20, the rates started going up. During this time, the rate increased 17 times. 

For the first time after March, diesel prices were cut in September. The oil marketing companies had not changed the prices for 82 days at that time, as they had to adjust the increased record excise duty with the falling oil prices.

However, from November 20 till now, oil companies have increased the prices of petrol and diesel 17 times. Petrol prices in Delhi have increased by Rs 2.65 per litre during these 17 days, while diesel prices have increased by Rs 3.40 per litre. Petrol diesel prices went to this level in September 2018.

Today, even on the 23rd day, the price of petrol in Delhi is Rs 83.71 per litre, in Mumbai, it is Rs 90.34. The rate of petrol in Kolkata is Rs 85.19 and the price in Chennai is Rs 86.51 per litre.

Petrol prices in 4 metro cities

  • Delhi: Rs 83.71
  • Mumbai: Rs 90.34
  • Kolkata: Rs 85.19
  • Chennai: Rs 86.51

Similarly, diesel rates are also the same as yesterday. Diesel is still being sold in Delhi at Rs 73.87 per litre. In Mumbai, the rate of diesel is only 80.51 per litre, in Kolkata also the price of diesel is Rs 77.44 per litre, and diesel in Chennai is Rs 79.21 per litre.

Diesel price in 4 metro cities

  • Delhi: Rs 73.87
  • Mumbai: Rs 80.51
  • Kolkata: Rs 77.44
  • Chennai: Rs 79.21

Fuel rates for the day announced at 6 AM

Petrol and diesel prices, if changed, are updated every day at 6 AM. The new rates come into effect from 6 AM onwards. The price of petrol and diesel almost doubles after adding excise duty, dealer commission and other items.

How to check petrol, diesel prices in your city

You can also know the daily rate of petrol and diesel in your city via SMS. Indian Oil customers can text 'RSP' at 9224992249 and BPCL consumers can write 'RSP' and send the message to 9223112222. HPCL consumers can find out the price by typing 'HPPrice' and sending the SMS to 9222201122.

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