State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) provides an SMS-based service which enables users to receive information on current fuel prices in different parts of the country on their mobile. Currently, petrol and diesel rates vary in different parts of the country, and any revisions are implemented at fuel stations with effect from 6 am. Indian Oil Corporation, which along with two other state-run oil companies accounts for the majority of fuel pumps in the country, has increased the prices of petrol marginally over past few days, but maintained the diesel rates at existing levels.
Here's how to get latest information on petrol and diesel prices using Indian Oil's SMS-based facility:
In order to use the service provided by Indian Oil, users are required to send an SMS to the number 9224992249 in the following format:
RSP<space>petrol pump dealer code
Here are 41 dealer codes you can use to receive latest petrol and diesel rates applicable in cities:
|New Delhi||RSP 102072|
|Port Blair||RSP 220191|
Once the user sends the SMS in the given format, Indian Oil sends the desired information through an SMS subsequently.