- Commercial cylinders weighing 19 kg will now cost ₹2,000.50 in Delhi.
- However, in a relief to domestic LPG cylinder prices were not raised.
- Last month, the price of LPG cooking gas cylinders in all categories, was raised by ₹15 per cylinder.
Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cooking gas rates have been raised by ₹266 from today. Commercial cylinders weighing 19 kg will cost ₹2000.50 in Delhi from today, up from ₹1734 before. However, domestic LPG cylinder prices were not raised, which is good news for customers.
Commercial cylinder prices in various cities:
The price of a commercial LPG cylinder in Delhi has risen by ₹266 to ₹2000.5, up from ₹1735.5 before. In Mumbai, meanwhile, a commercial gas cylinder weighing 19 kg will cost ₹1950. A 19 kilograms gas cylinder currently costs ₹2073.50 in Kolkata, whereas a 19 kg cylinder would cost ₹2133 in Chennai.
The policy by the govt is to provide each family with 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg at subsidised or below-market rates. Any amount in excess of this has to be purchased at market or non-subsidized pricing.
Previously, LPG cooking gas cylinders prices in all categories, was hiked by ₹15 per cylinder last month. This was the fourth consecutive price rise in less than two months. On October 1, both subsidised and non-subsidised LPG tariffs were raised by ₹25 per cylinder.
The rise in the discounted LPG price brings the total cost increases since January 1 to ₹205 per cylinder.
Fuel costs are at an all-time high:
Petrol and fuel prices rose for the sixth day in a row throughout the country on Monday.
In the national capital, the price of petrol climbed by 35 paise per litre to ₹109.69, while the price of diesel jumped by the same amount to ₹98.42.
Petrol and diesel rates in Mumbai have risen to ₹115.50 and ₹106.62 rupees per litre, respectively.
In Kolkata, fuel costs ₹110.35 per litre and diesel costs ₹101.56 per litre, but in Chennai, petrol and diesel cost ₹106.35 and ₹102.59 per litre, respectively.