An SMS-based service by state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) enables users to receive latest petrol and diesel rates on their mobile. A user has to send an SMS to 9224992249 in a particular format to receive the desired information from Indian Oil, the country’s largest fuel retailer. Currently, petrol and diesel rates vary in different parts of the country. Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum and Bharat Petroleum, which account for the majority of fuel stations in the country, review the retail rates on a daily basis and allow any revisions with effect from 6 am.
Here’s how to use this Indian Oil service to get the latest petrol and diesel rates on your mobile:
Users are required to send an SMS to the number 9224992249 in the following format:
RSP<space>petrol pump dealer code
Here are 41 dealer codes that can be used to receive the latest rates in that area:
|New Delhi||RSP 102072|
|Port Blair||RSP 220191|
The Indian Oil facility responds by sending the desired information through an SMS.