Petrol, diesel costly from today, know price in your city

New Delhi: Driving a four-wheeler or a two wheeler will be costly now. That's because the petrol and diesel prices have been hiked and the new rates are effective today. For petrol you will have to pay Rs 1.39 more per litre, for diesel you will have to shell out extra Rs 1.04 per litre.

Here are the new petrol and diesel prices in select cities.

 CITY           PETROL            DIESEL

DELHI            68.07             56.83

KOLKATA          70.66             59.09

MUMBAI           74.42             62.57 

CHENNAI          71.16             60.16               

NOIDA            70.62             58.14

GHAZIABAD        70.51             58.03

GURGAON          68.32             57.36 

RAIPUR           69.55             62.25 

PATNA            71.14             60.43

LUCKNOW          70.73             58.13

JAIPUR           71.10             61.05

CHANDIGARH       68.66             57.93  

BHOPAL           75.81             64.24

BANGALORE        73.00             60.83

GANDHINAGAR      70.05             63.30 

"The current level of international product prices of Petrol and Diesel and INR-USD exchange rate warrant increase in selling price of petrol and diesel, the impact of which is being passed on to the consumers with this price revision," the oil marketing company (OMC) said in a statement.

"The movement of prices in the international oil market and INR-USD exchange rate shall continue to be monitored closely and developing trends of the market will be reflected in future price changes," the statement added.

IOC added that it intends to start a pilot project in select cities daily for daily revision of petrol and diesel prices.

"IOCL intends to shortly start daily changes in price of Petrol and Diesel based on movement of prices in international market, on pilot basis, in the cities of Udaipur, Jamshedpur, Pondicherry, Chandigarh and Vizag," the statement said.