NEW DELHI: After petrol, diesel is now at nearly Rs 100 per litre mark in Rajasthan as oil corporations raised gas costs but once more on Friday.
Petrol worth was hiked by 29 paise per litre and diesel by 28 paise, in accordance with a worth notification of state-owned gas retailers.
The hike — the 22nd since Could four — took gas costs throughout the nation to historic highs.
Petrol is retailing above the Rs 100 per litre mark in six states and union territories — Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Ladakh.
In Delhi, petrol hit an all-time excessive of Rs 95.85 a litre, whereas diesel is now priced at Rs 86.75 per litre.
Gas costs differ from state to state relying on the incidence of native taxes resembling VAT and freight fees.
Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan close to the India-Pakistan border has the most costly gas within the nation — petrol is priced at Rs 106.94 a litre and diesel at Rs 99.80. This small city was the primary within the nation to see petrol worth hit Rs 100 a litre mark in mid-February.
Premium or additive laced petrol within the city sells for Rs 110.22 a litre and identical grade diesel at Rs 103.47.
Rajasthan levies the best VAT on petrol and diesel within the nation, adopted by Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Mumbai on Could 29 turned the primary metro within the nation the place petrol was being offered at over Rs 100 a litre. Petrol now prices Rs 102.04 a litre within the metropolis and diesel comes for Rs 94.15.
The hike on Friday was the 22nd improve in costs since Could four, when state-owned oil corporations ended an 18-day hiatus in fee revision they noticed throughout meeting elections in states like West Bengal.
In 22 will increase, petrol worth has risen by Rs 5.45 per litre and diesel by Rs 6.02 a litre.
Oil corporations revise charges of petrol and diesel every day primarily based on the common worth of benchmark gas within the worldwide market within the previous 15 days, and international trade charges.