Petrol prices were hiked by the central government in major cities across the country. These increased prices came in to effect from midnight of 15th January 2011. The current price of petrol in Hyderabad is Rs.65.18 – increased by Rs.3 from the earlier price of Rs.62.18. This price is including 33% of VAT. This hike will be the sixth one in the last 9 months – from April 1, 2010.
The price on April 1, 2010 was Rs.54.11; on July 4 it was raised to Rs.57.61; it was raised to Rs.57.91 on September 20; the next hike was to Rs.59.18 on November 2; the last hike was on December 14th to Rs.62.18 .
Source: Deccan Chronicle