October 24, Kathmandu. The government has again increased the price of petroleum products. The price of cooking gas has also gone up.
Nepal Oil Corporation has increased the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 3 per liter. The price of LP gas for cooking has been increased by Rs 75 per cylinder to Rs 1,575.
Now the price of petrol has reached Rs 136 per liter while the price of diesel kerosene has gone up to Rs 119 per liter. Inland aviation fuel has been increased by Rs 5 per liter to Rs 101, said Puskar Karki, assistant spokesperson of the corporation.
Similarly, the price of aviation fuel for international flights has now reached ५ 895 per kiloliter. The corporation had also increased the price of oil by Rs 3 per liter and gas by Rs 50 per cylinder on October 27.
Even after price adjustment, the corporation has incurred a loss of Rs 17.58 per liter on petrol and Rs 13.14 per liter on diesel. Rs per cylinder in gas. The deficit is 657.84. The corporation is projected to incur a loss of Rs 2.62 billion in 15 days.