HMM News | Petrol-Diesel: Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced that you will be happy to hear that Petrol-Diesel has become cheaper!

Apr 18,2023

The effect of lower petrol-diesel prices in the global market is now being seen in the domestic market as well. Petrol has become cheaper in many parts of the country today. Where the price of Brent crude reached 84 dollars in the world market. At the same time, petrol prices also got cheaper on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri gave a lot of information. He said that the people of the country will soon get the gift of cheap petrol. A special plan has been taken by the government in this regard.

Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has expressed confidence that the government will meet its target of supplying 20 per cent ethanol blended petrol by 2025, five years ahead of the 2030 deadline. Speaking at a conference on biofuels, Puri said he was confident that the government would be able to supply 20 per cent ethanol blended petrol by the next fiscal year.

Ethanol has been introduced in 11 states
In February, petrol blended with 20 percent ethanol was introduced at select pumps in 11 states to raise awareness about green fuel. At present petrol is blended with 10 percent ethanol. Meanwhile, Puri also said that India has achieved 10 percent ethanol blend in petrol by June 2022, five months ahead of schedule. Ethanol blended petrol is expected to reduce carbon monoxide emissions by 50 percent in two-wheelers and 30 percent in four-wheelers.

Where is petrol-diesel cheaper?
We inform you that according to the government oil companies, petrol price in Gurugram has decreased by 24 paise today, after which the price of petrol has reached Rs 96.66 per litre. At the same time, diesel prices fell by 22 paise, after which the price of diesel reached Rs 89.54 per litre. Petrol in Jaipur lost 8 paise to Rs 108.08 for the second day in a row today. Diesel is also being sold here at Rs 93.36 a litre, down by 7 paise.

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