Petrol, diesel to be costlier as Delhi govt increases VAT

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New Delhi, July 15: Delhi government on Wednesday increased the Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel.

Petrol will now be costlier by Rs 2.78 per litre and diesel would be costlier by Rs 1.83 per litre.

Delhi: Petrol, diesel to be costlier

The price of petrol in Delhi will be now be Rs 69.43 per litre and diesel will sell at Rs 52.07 per litre.

Meanwhile, the Delhi government said that due to this there will be uniformity in the tax rates.

"The VAT rate on petrol has been increased from 20% to 25% and on diesel from 12.5% to 16.6%, thereby resulting increase in the price of petrol by Rs 2.78 per litre (approx.) and in the price of diesel Rs 1.83 per litre," government said in a statement.

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