The Petrol prices in New Delhi over a period of time has been unstable due to the fluctuating fuel prices in the international market. The prices of petrol are revised on a regular basis every day starting at 6 am in the morning and hence it is important for everyone to check the current price of the fuel before heading for the fuel station for filling up the petrol. One stands to lose more if they are heading for a long distance travel. The recent decline in the value of rupee against the dollar has led to the drastic increase in the prices of the fuel in the state of Delhi.
|City||Today Price||Yesterday Price|
|Central Delhi||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
|Delhi Shahdara||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
|East Delhi||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
|New Delhi||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
|North Delhi||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
|North East Delhi||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
|North West Delhi||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
|South Delhi||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
|South East Delhi||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
|South West Delhi||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
|West Delhi||₹ 82.86||₹ 82.72|
New Delhi, the national capital of India is the most popular city in the country. It also holds the tag of the union territory of India. It has a population base of around 18.6 million as per the 2016 census. It is one of the fifth most populous city in the globe and the largest city in India.
The increase in the population has led to the increase in the number of vehicles used for transportation purpose and with this the usage of petrol in the national capital has heightened. According to a report, the number of vehicles used in the city of Delhi has surged up to 69.32 lakh in 2010-2011 from 64.51 lakh in 2009-2010.
During 1981, the city had only 5.62 lakh vehicles commuting on the road. It is roughly estimated that more than 3,000 vehicles are added to city roads on an everyday basis bringing more congestion to the traffic snarls.
The petrol prices in New Delhi stands lowest when compared with other metropolitan cities.
VAT which stands for Value Added Tax is added to the petrol price by respective state governments before arriving at the selling price. A VAT of 27% is levied on the petrol price in Delhi and the residents of Delhi pay the lowest price to buy a litre of petrol as compared with the residents of other metropolitan cities across the country.