Did you know you can receive information on the latest fuel prices in your city on your mobile? State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) provides an online facility that enables users to receive information on current prices of petrol and diesel on their mobile trough an SMS. To make use of Indian Oil's SMS service, a person has to send the dealer code of a particular region in a prescribed format to to 9224992249. The service responds with information on latest fuel rates in an SMS.
How To Receive Latest Petrol, Diesel Prices In SMS
The SMS to 9224992249 needs to be sent in the following format, according to the fuel retailer's website - iocl.com:
RSP<space>petrol pump dealer code
Here are the dealer codes you can use to receive Indian Oil rates applicable in 41 cities:
|New Delhi||RSP 102072|
|Port Blair||RSP 220191|
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.