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Govt. Increases Petrol Price By Rs2.13 Per Litre

The government has increased the petrol price by Rs2.13 per litre for the remaining 15 days of the month of June 2021.

After the increase in prices, one litre will now cost Rs110.69.

According to the notification issued by Finance Ministry on Tuesday, the price of high-speed diesel has been increased by Rs1.79, taking it to Rs112.55, while light diesel costs Rs79.68. Kerosene oil now costs Rs81.89 after an increase of 89 paisas.

The prices will be enforced for 15 days starting June 16.

Product Current rate New rate effective from June 16 
Petrol Rs108.56 Rs110.69
High Speed Diesel Rs110.76 Rs112.55
Kerosene Oil 80.00 81.89
Light Diesel Oil  77.65




According to the details garnered, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has recommended hiking petrol price by Rs4.20 per liter on Monday.

The Ogra also proposed to increase the prices of high-speed diesel by Rs3.50.

However, the petrol prices have increased by 2.13%, HSD by 1.79%, kerosene by 1.89%, and light diesel by 2.03% 

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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