How To Check Latest Petrol And Diesel Rates In Your City

An SMS needs to be sent to 9224992249 in a given format to make use of the Indian Oil facility
An SMS needs to be sent to 9224992249 in a given format to make use of the Indian Oil facility

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. 

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 - 

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:

City SMS Text
Agartala RSP 159850
Aizwal RSP 160181
Ambala RSP 102049
Bangalore RSP 118219
Bhopal RSP 169398
Bhubhaneswar RSP 124305
Chandigarh RSP 102790
Chennai RSP 133593
Daman RSP 177747
Dehradun RSP 161143
Faridabad RSP 102287
Gandhinagar RSP 218671
Gangtok RSP 159289
Ghaziabad RSP 154410
Gurgaon RSP 102082
Guwahati RSP 159571
Hyderabad RSP 134483
Imphal RSP 159875
Itanagar RSP 160647
Jaipur RSP 123143
Jammu RSP 108726
Jullunder RSP 108743
Kohima RSP 160154
Kolkata RSP 119941
Lucknow RSP 155054
Mumbai RSP 108412
New Delhi RSP 102072
Noida RSP 155444
Panjim RSP 125676
Patna RSP 166873
Pondicherry RSP 135299
Port Blair RSP 220191
Raipur RSP 169751
Ranchi RSP 166751
Shillong RSP 159828
Shimla RSP 109295
Silvasa RSP 112114
Srinagar RSP 109536
Trivandrum RSP 124923
Vijayawada RSP 127611
Visakhapatnam RSP 127290

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.