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Fuel prices drop by 6 per litre; petrol at Rs 71.80 a litre in Delhi

Fuel prices drop by 6 per litre; petrol at Rs 71.80 a litre in Delhi

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 30 May 2019, 10:20 am

New Delhi, May 30 (UNI) Fuel prices dropped by 6 paise per litre on Thursday.

In Delhi, petrol retails at Rs 71.80 per litre as against yesterday's Rs 71.86 p/l while diesel costs Rs 66.63 a litre (Rs 66.69 p/l on Wednesday).

In Mumbai, people have to shell out Rs 77.41 per litre while yesterday it was Rs 77.47 p/l. Diesel retails at Rs 69.82 a litre as against yesterday's Rs 69.88 per litre.

According to Indian Oil Corporation website, petrol and diesel cost Rs 73.86 p/l as against yesterday's Rs 73.92 while diesel is being sold for Rs 68.39 a litre in Kolkata.

Similarly, in Chennai, petrol is retailing at Rs 74.53 per litre and diesel costs Rs 70.43 per litre.

In Noida, petrol is available at a price of Rs 71.39 per litre and diesel costs Rs 65.70 a litre.

In Gurugram, petrol is being sold for Rs 71.91 a litre and diesel Rs 65.78 per litre.

As per the country’s dynamic pricing mechanism, the domestic fuel prices depend upon International fuel prices on a 15-day average and the value of the rupee.

The price of the two fuels retailing at the petrol pumps is calculated after adding central excise duty, dealers commission and value-added tax (VAT) to the base price.

The prices are revised at 0600 hrs daily, while earlier it used to be revised every fortnight.