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petrol diesel and bio diesel price trend / 28-6-2019
The Indian government to increase the usage of bio diesel

By Srinivas Chowdary Sunkara // petrobazaar // 28th June, 2019.


Petrol diesel prices are changed daily in line with a rise and fall of global crude prices. Following the daily price revision of auto fuels in India, Petrol prices are increased by 5 paise or 0.1% and diesel prices are revised up by 6 paise or 0.09% today. Petrol is being sold at Rs.70.17 a liter while diesel is priced at Rs.64.01 per liter in the capital city of India, Delhi.


The Indian government indicated a target of 20% blending of ethanol in petrol and 5% blending of bio diesel in diesel by 2030. The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has also issued the guidelines for the sale of bio diesel for blending with high-speed diesel for transportation purposes. Last year, the first bio fuel-based flight in India completed its journey from Dehradun to Delhi, Marking a new chapter in the fast-growing domestic aviation sector. At the 2019 Republic Day celebrations, The Indian Air Force led the way towards a greener future by utilizing bio diesel for its aircraft during the fly-past ceremony.

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