Petrol below Rs 70 in Delhi; lowest in 2018

Last Updated: Tue, Dec 25, 2018 12:22 hrs
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New Delhi: Petrol price in Delhi fell below the Rs 70-per-litre mark on Monday for the first time after January and recorded the lowest level in 2018 at Rs 69.86 per litre.

On Sunday, petrol was sold at Rs 70.07 a litre in the national capital, data on the Indian Oil Corp' website showed, and the previous low of petrol price in the national capital for 2018 was Rs 69.97 recorded on January 4.

In southern metropolitan city of Chennai too, petrol price declined to the lowest level in 2018 at Rs 72.48, down from Rs 72.70 on Sunday. The previous low in the city during the current calendar year was Rs 72.53 recorded on January 4.

In Kolkata and Mumbai, petrol prices already hit the lowest level of 2018 earlier in the month and on Monday, they declined further to Rs 71.96 and Rs 75.48, respectively, against the previous price Rs 72.16 and Rs 75.69 per litre.

The decline in domestic fuel prices comes amid the recent fall in global crude oil prices.

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.

Cost of diesel also decreased in tandem with petrol. In Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, diesel was priced at Rs 63.83, Rs 65.59, Rs 66.79 and Rs 67.38 respectively, against the Sunday's levels of Rs 64.01, Rs 65.77, Rs 66.98 and Rs 67.58 per litre.

State Capitals (Applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 25-12-2018) Petrol Current Price(Per Lt) Petrol Previous Price(Per Lt) Change(Rs)
Petrol price in DelhiRs.69.86 Rs.70.07 -0.21
Petrol price in KolkataRs.71.96 Rs.72.16 -0.20
Petrol price in MumbaiRs.75.48 Rs.75.69 -0.21
Petrol price in ChennaiRs.72.48 Rs.72.70 -0.22
Petrol price in FaridabadRs.70.95 Rs.71.29 -0.34
Petrol price in GurgaonRs.70.69 Rs.71.06 -0.37
Petrol price in NoidaRs.69.83 Rs.69.99 -0.16
Petrol price in GhaziabadRs.69.71 Rs.69.87 -0.16
Petrol price in AgartalaRs.66.75 Rs.67.08 -0.33
Petrol price in AizwalRs.66.39 Rs.66.88 -0.49
Petrol price in AmbalaRs.70.69 Rs.70.67 0.02
Petrol price in BangaloreRs.70.42 Rs.70.64 -0.22
Petrol price in BhopalRs.72.72 Rs.73.02 -0.30
Petrol price in BhubhaneswarRs.68.85 Rs.69.02 -0.17
Petrol price in ChandigarhRs.66.05 Rs.66.25 -0.20
Petrol price in DehradunRs.70.23 Rs.70.39 -0.16
Petrol price in GandhinagarRs.67.36 Rs.67.70 -0.34
Petrol price in GangtokRs.73.25 Rs.73.45 -0.20
Petrol price in GuwahatiRs.69.39 Rs.69.66 -0.27
Petrol price in HyderabadRs.74.09 Rs.74.31 -0.22
Petrol price in ImphalRs.66.17 Rs.66.33 -0.16
Petrol price in ItanagarRs.64.01 Rs.63.99 0.02
Petrol price in JaipurRs.70.49 Rs.70.92 -0.43
Petrol price in JammuRs.71.38 Rs.71.54 -0.16
Petrol price in JalandharRs.74.85 Rs.75.05 -0.20
Petrol price in KohimaRs.68.45 Rs.68.03 0.42
Petrol price in LucknowRs.69.76 Rs.69.76 0.00
Petrol price in PanjimRs.62.19 Rs.62.56 -0.37
Petrol price in PatnaRs.74.00 Rs.74.39 -0.39
Petrol price in Port BlairRs.60.47 Rs.60.65 -0.18
Petrol price in RaipurRs.68.35 Rs.68.54 -0.19
Petrol price in RanchiRs.68.82 Rs.69.02 -0.20
Petrol price in ShillongRs.67.11 Rs.67.52 -0.41
Petrol price in ShimlaRs.68.96 Rs.69.17 -0.21
Petrol price in SrinagarRs.74.35 Rs.74.57 -0.22
Petrol price in TrivandrumRs.72.91 Rs.73.41 -0.50
Petrol price in SilvassaRs.68.30 Rs.68.50 -0.20
Petrol price in DamanRs.68.21 Rs.68.38 -0.17
Petrol price in PondicherryRs.69.16 Rs.69.34 -0.18

Source for prices: Indian Oil Corporation