Petroleum companies increased the price of domestic LPG cylinders by Rs 25 for the second consecutive in month
New Delhi, Aug 18: The Petroleum companies in india has increased the price of domestic LPG cylinders by Rs 25. The price of a non-subsidized 14.2 kg cylinder in Delhi is now Rs 859.50. Earlier on July 1st, the price of the LPG cylinder was increased by Rs 25.50. New rates are effective from 17th August.
This is the second consecutive month that oil companies have hiked domestic cooking gas prices. A domestic cylinder cost Rs 809 on June 1. This was hiked to Rs 834 on July 1st.
After the increased price, a 14.2 kg LPG cylinder will now cost Rs 886 in Kolkata, Rs 859.5 in Mumbai, and Rs 897.5 in Lucknow. Like the domestic LPG cylinder, the price of 19 kg commercial cylinder has also been increased by Rs 68. Now the price of a commercial cylinder in Delhi will cost Rs 1618.
Since February this year, the price of LPG has increased by Rs 80.50 per cylinder. LPG prices were increased twice in February. First, the price was Rs 831.50, then on February 15, the price of a non-subsidized LPG cylinder was Rs 831.50.
On February 25, the price of cylinders was increased again which made the cost of an LPG cylinder to Rs 856.50. The price of the commercial gas cylinder has increased by Rs 115 in five months.
This is the highest price at which a “subsidised” domestic cylinder is being sold in the country. Fuel prices across the country have been at record highs comparatively. Petrol sold at Rs 101.84 a litre and diesel at Rs 89.87 a litre in our national capital (Delhi). These prices have been unchanged from early July 2021