Petrol prices were hiked across the metros by 10 paisa each, on Thursday, i.e. August 20, after a 1-day interlude, while the diesel prices were kept unchanged. The price of petrol was hiked to ₹ 81 from ₹ 80.90 per litre in Delhi and ₹ 87.68 from ₹ 87.58 in Mumbai, according to state-run Indian Oil Corporation’s website – iocl.com.
Here are the petrol and diesel prices (in rupees per litre) in the four metros on August 20, 2020:
|(Source: Indian Oil)|
Currently, fuel prices vary in different parts of the country due to factors such as crude oil and foreign exchange rates. Three state-run oil marketing companies – Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum – account for the majority of petrol and diesel stations in the country.
The three companies implement any revisions in the prices with effect from 6 am every day.