Price of diesel sold to bulk customers like the railways was also reduced by Re. 0.71 per litre in the national capital (including the VAT) with a corresponding reduction in other states.
The reduction occurred as a result of the strengthening of the Indian rupee vis-a-vis the US dollar.
The price of non-subsidised LPG cylinders has also been reduced
However, the retail selling price of diesel was increased by 50 paise a litre (including the VAT) in Delhi. The hike came as per the government order of January 2013. The hike will see diesel's domestic retail selling price at Rs 58.40 a litre in Delhi, Rs 66.63 in Mumbai, Rs 63.22 in Kolkata and Rs 62.30 in Chennai.
Price of domestic non-subsidised LPG cylinders has also been reduced. The prices will be Rs 2.50 less for 14.2 kg cylinders and Rs 4 cheaper for 19 kg cylinders in Delhi (including the VAT). The corresponding reduction has been made in other states.