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Petrol Price in Assam (15th November 2018)

Assam is a north-east state situated along the mighty Brahmaputra and Barak River Valley. The state’s area is spread over 78,435 km square. The state contributes close to Rs 3.33 lakh crore for the Gross Domestic Product of the country and its per-capita income for fiscal 2015-16 stood at Rs 60,952 per annum. The state has witnessed a surge in the number of new vehicle registrations over the last few years mainly due to the growth and development in the region and hence the use of the fuel in the state of Assam has been growing at a great pace.

City Today Price Yesterday Price
Baksa ₹ 77.44 ₹ 77.60
Barpeta ₹ 77.43 ₹ 77.48
Biswanath ₹ 77.43 ₹ 78.03
Bongaigaon ₹ 76.95 ₹ 77.13
Cachar ₹ 69.06 ₹ 77.30
Charaideo ₹ 77.51 ₹ 77.42
Chirang ₹ 76.95 ₹ 77.11
Darrang ₹ 77.48 ₹ 77.63
Dhemaji ₹ 78.84 ₹ 79
Dhuburi ₹ 77.72 ₹ 78.12
Dibrugarh ₹ 77.15 ₹ 77.77
Dima Hasao ₹ 77.36 ₹ 77.51
Goalpara ₹ 77.47 ₹ 77.69
Golaghat ₹ 76.99 ₹ 77.12
Guwahati ₹ 77.09 ₹ 77.25
Hailakandi ₹ 77.09 ₹ 77.24
Hojai ₹ 77.41 ₹ 77.57
Jorhat ₹ 77.57 ₹ 77.46
Kamrup ₹ 77.56 ₹ 77.22
Kamrup Metro ₹ 77.14 ₹ 77.27
Karbi Anglong ₹ 77.64 ₹ 77.64
Karimganj ₹ 77.45 ₹ 77.66
Kokrajhar ₹ 77.64 ₹ 77.64
Majuli ₹ 78.79 ₹ 78.93
Morigaon ₹ 77.60 ₹ 77.74
Nagaon ₹ 77.98 ₹ 78
Nalbari ₹ 77.82 ₹ 77.98
Sibsagar ₹ 78.15 ₹ 78.35
Sonitpur ₹ 77.44 ₹ 77.74
Tinsukia ₹ 77.45 ₹ 77.63
Udalguri ₹ 78.15 ₹ 77.71
West Karbi Anglong ₹ 78.14 ₹ 77.74

Reason behind the costlier petrol price in Assam

Fuel has become costlier in India when compared with neighbouring countries off lately. Previously the government of India subsidized the fuel prices in sync with global market prices. But now, the government has stopped subsidizing the petrol prices and the rates are in sync with the global crude oil prices.

Apart from this the addition of excise duty on petrol has also inflated the price of petrol in the country. Adding additional woes to the existing situation, each and every state in the country levies separate state based value-added tax on petrol and it is 30.85% in the state of Assam. The VAT will be added to the petrol rates before arriving at the final value. All these have to be borne by the customer and hence the petrol price has rallied sharply over the last few months in India.

How can the consumers in Assam check the petrol prices?

There are various options for the petrol buyers to check its prices in a various number of ways. The easiest way is to send an SMS to the respective state-based oil marketing companies in the following form. In the case of Hindustan Petroleum (HP) send an SMS to HPPRICE followed by their DEALER CODE and send it to 9222201122.

Or

In case of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) by sending as SMS to RSP followed by the respective DEALER CODE and send it to 9224992249.

Apart from this the customer can also log into the website of the oil marketing company and check the petrol rates which are revised on a regular basis starting at 6 am in the morning in accordance with the global crude prices.

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