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Find Out Today's Petrol, Diesel Rates In Your City In SMS. Here's How

Find Out Today's Petrol, Diesel Rates In Your City In SMS. Here's How

Oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil review the domestic petrol and diesel prices on a daily basis

Oil marketing companies provide a range of services to communicate the latest rates of fuel to their customers. For instance, state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) provides an SMS-based facility which enables its customers in different parts of the country to receive information on current fuel rates on their mobile. The customer is required to send an SMS in a format prescribed by the company to a particular number in order to avail this service. (Also Read: Diesel Prices Cut After A Day's Pause, Petrol Rate Unchanged For 5th Day)

Here's how to make use of Indian Oil's SMS facility to find out the latest fuel rates in different parts of the country:

The user is required to send an SMS to 9224992249 in the following format, according to the fuel retailer's website - iocl.com: 

RSPpetrol pump dealer code

Once the SMS is sent, the Indian Oil facility responds by sending the desired information in an SMS subsequently.

But which code to send for your city? Here's the list of dealer codes in 41 cities, as listed by Indian Oil on its website:

CitySMS TextCitySMS TextCitySMS Text
AgartalaRSP 159850GurgaonRSP 102082PanjimRSP 125676
AizwalRSP 160181GuwahatiRSP 159571PatnaRSP 166873
AmbalaRSP 102049HyderabadRSP 134483PondicherryRSP 135299
BangaloreRSP 118219ImphalRSP 159875Port BlairRSP 220191
BhopalRSP 169398ItanagarRSP 160647RaipurRSP 169751
BhubhaneswarRSP 124305JaipurRSP 123143RanchiRSP 166751
ChandigarhRSP 102790JammuRSP 108726ShillongRSP 159828
ChennaiRSP 133593JullunderRSP 108743ShimlaRSP 109295
DamanRSP 177747KohimaRSP 160154SilvasaRSP 112114
DehradunRSP 161143KolkataRSP 119941SrinagarRSP 109536
FaridabadRSP 102287LucknowRSP 155054TrivandrumRSP 124923
GandhinagarRSP 218671MumbaiRSP 108412VijayawadaRSP 127611
GangtokRSP 159289New DelhiRSP 102072VisakhapatnamRSP 127290
GhaziabadRSP 154410NoidaRSP 155444
(Source: iocl.com)

Petrol and diesel prices are currently reviewed by oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum on a daily basis, and any changes are implemented at the fuel stations with effect from 6 am.