Record-breaking inflation in Rajasthan: 8 times in 9 days the price of petrol and diesel, in Jaipur, diesel reached Rs 101 94 paise and petrol price reached Rs 110 92 paise; Record-breaking inflation every day After the change in the price of crude oil in the international market, the prices of petrol and diesel are increasing continuously. Indian oil companies have increased the prices of petrol and diesel.
On Saturday, the price of diesel has increased by 36 paise and the price of petrol by 32 paise per litre in Jaipur. After this, 1 litre diesel in Jaipur has reached 101 rupees 94 paise, while petrol has reached the price of 110 rupees 92 paise per litre, which is their record price. On Friday, Brent crude closed at $ 82.39 per barrel in the US market. This is the highest level of crude oil in 3 years. Earlier in October 2018, crude oil had crossed $82. The recent meeting of OPEC member states did not yield the expected results.
It was expected that as the demand for crude oil is increasing, so will its production. But OPEC has decided to increase production by only four lakh barrels per day. This has led to a rise in the prices of crude oil. Apart from this, due to Hurricane Ida last month, the supply of oil in America was badly affected. After the rising price of crude oil, it took only 174 days for petrol to reach Rs 90 to 100 per litre and only 135 days to reach Rs 100 to 110 per litre. At the same time, at the beginning of 2021, diesel was 82 rupees 94 paise per litre. After this, the price of diesel was Rs 90 17 paise per litre on 7 May, which increased to Rs 100 on 5 October. In such a situation, the prices of petrol and diesel have fluctuated many times since January.
Where in the state on January 1, petrol was 90 rupees 94 paise a litre. Which has increased by 19 rupees 48 paise to 110 rupees 92 paise now. At the same time, diesel was Rs 82 94 paise per litre which has increased by Rs 18 47 paise to Rs 101 94 paise per litre. Along with this, the price of domestic gas is also increasing continuously. After which, since January, the gas cylinder has become costlier by Rs 206 and has reached Rs 903 by 50 paise.