June 20: The prices of petroleum products have been skyrocketing in the market in recent weeks. In its latest move, Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the prices of petroleum products by a big margin.
A board meeting of NOC on Sunday decided to increase the prices of petroleum products by such a huge margin.
As per the decision, the state-owned oil monopoly has increased the price of petrol by Rs 21 per litre and the prices of diesel and kerosene by Rs 27 per litre.
The new price has come into effect from Monday (June 20).
With the increment, the price of petrol will now cost Rs 199 per litre for the general public while diesel and kerosene will cost Rs 192 per litre.
NOC has also increased the price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) for domestic flights by Rs 19 per litre. ATF will now cost Rs 185 per litre.
The price of cooking gas remains unchanged at Rs 1800 per cylinder.