According to a notification issued by the Finance Ministry stated that the federal government increased the price of petrol by Rs2.13 per litre for the next 15 days of June 2021.
As per to details, The government approved Rs2.13 per litre hike on petrol and Rs1.79 per litre on diesel.
The price of kerosene oil is hiked up to Rs1.89 per litre while the rate of light diesel was jacked up to Rs2.03 per litre.
The current price of petrol after an increase stands at Rs110.69 per litre, whereas the per-litre prices of diesel, kerosene oil, and light diesel are Rs112.55, Rs81.89, and Rs79.68, respectively.
It must be noted that the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) had proposed an increase in petroleum prices by over Rs4 per litre for the next 15 days starting from June 16.
The OGRA had suggested a hike in diesel prices by Rs3.50 per litre.
It further emerged that the petroleum prices have been increased while maintaining the levy currently applied to these products, Currently, a levy of Rs4.80 per litre is being charged on petrol and Rs5.14 per litre on diesel.
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