Fuel prices to be increased from midnight today

The prices of fuel would be increased with effect from midnight today, the Petroleum Ministry Sources said a short while ago.

Accordingly, the prices of fuel per litre will be increased as follows,

Petrol (Octane 92) will be increased by Rs.8 to Rs.145,
Petrol (Octane 95) will be increased by Rs.7 to Rs.155,
One litre of Auto Diesel increased by Rs.9 to Rs.118 and
One litre of Super Diesel will be increased by Rs.10 to Rs.129.

Fuel Type Earlier Price Price Increased by New Price
Petrol (Octane 92) Rs.137 Rs.8 Rs.145
Petrol (Octane 95) Rs.148 Rs.7 Rs.155
Auto Diesel Rs.109 Rs9 Rs.118
Super Diesel Rs. 119 Rs.10 Rs.129
Kerosene Rs.101

Ministry Sources said the price revise was earlier scheduled to come into effect on every two months time. This prices will be effective only for a week.

For the benefit of the people, the price formulating committee had decided to revise the fuel prices once a week.

Sources said the latest price change would be applicable only for one week.

However, there would be no increase in kerosene prices. The prices of fuel including kerosene were increased on May 10, 2018, as well.

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