Rs20 increase in petrol, diesel prices proposed
The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has proposed a whopping increase in the prices of petroleum products, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The Ogra forwarded the summary to the Petroleum Division on Friday. The proposed raise in the prices of petroleum products was determined on the basis of Rs30 per litre levy.
At the moment, a levy of Rs17.97 is being charged on per-litre price of petrol and Rs18.36 on per-litre price of diesel.
The Finance Ministry will take a final decision regarding the increase in the prices of petroleum products in consultation with the prime minister.