State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) provides an SMS-based facility that enables the public to receive information on current prices of petrol and diesel on their mobile. Petrol and diesel rates in the country vary from state to state due to local taxes, and are reviewed from time to time based on movement in the global oil market and the rupee-dollar foreign exchange rate. Making use of Indian Oil’s service, a person can receive the latest prices of normal as well as premium fuel in a location by sending an SMS to 9224992249. (Also Read: Petrol, Diesel Rates Hiked For Third Straight Day)
How To Receive Indian Oil Petrol And Diesel Prices On Mobile
The user is required to send an SMS to 9224992249 in the following format, according to the fuel retailer’s website – iocl.com:
RSP<space>petrol pump dealer code
Once the SMS is sent, the Indian Oil facility responds by sending the desired information in an SMS subsequently.
Here are the dealer codes you can use to receive Indian Oil rates applicable in 41 cities:
|New Delhi||RSP 102072|
|Port Blair||RSP 220191|
Meanwhile, petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 54 paise per litre and 58 paise per litre respectively in the national capital on Tuesday.
Petrol and diesel prices are currently reviewed by oil marketing companies – such as Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum – on a daily basis, and any changes are implemented at the fuel stations with effect from 6 am.