Govt jacks up petrol prices by Rs3 per litre

January 15, 2021 (MLN):  The government on Saturday has increased petrol and diesel prices by Rs3 per litre, according to a statement issued by the Finance Division.

As per the statement, the price of petrol has been increased by Rs3.01 per litre to Rs147.83 and that of high-speed diesel (HSD) by Rs3 per litre to Rs144.62.

The price of kerosene oil was also increased by Rs3 per liter to Rs116.48 per liter.

In addition, light diesel oil will cost Rs3.33 more and will thus be valued at Rs114.54per litre.

The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had recommended a Rs5.52 per litre increase in the price of petrol and Rs6.19 per litre in HSD prices.

The new prices will be effective from January 16, 2022.

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Posted on: 2022-01-15T23:29:09+05:00