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Petrol price hiked by Rs 2.21 per litre, diesel Rs 1.79 per litre

News Agencies | Updated on: 16 December 2016, 21:11 IST

Oil companies today hiked petrol price by Rs 2.21 per litre and diesel by Rs 1.79 per litre effective midnight.

Petrol in Delhi currently costs Rs 68.94 a litre and diesel Rs 56.68.

Last month, the government had slashed the price of Petrol by Rs 1.46 per litre and Diesel by Rs 1.53 per litre.

"The current level of international product prices of Petrol & Diesel and INR-USD exchange rate warrant decrease in selling price of Petrol and Diesel, the impact of which is being passed on to the consumers with this price revision," the official release had stated.

--With agency inputs

First published: 16 December 2016, 21:11 IST
 
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