The government is likely to increase petrol price by Rs 3.09 from April 1 after the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) forwarded a summary to the Federal Petroleum Ministry on Wednesday, official sources said.
According to these sources, OGRA has recommended to increase the prices of other petroleum products also. Diesel price is recommended to be increased by Rs1.40, high-octane by Rs4.67, light-diesel Rs4.91 and kerosene oil by Rs5.64.
If the OGRA recommendations are approved, the revised price of petrol will be Rs65.86 from April 1. High-octane would be sold for Rs77.35 per litre, diesel Rs72.52, light-diesel Rs42.88 and kerosene oil would available for Rs48.89 per litre in the month of April.