Petroleum companies have increased the price of commercial liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders by Rs 266 from today.
The cost of a 19 kg cylinder in Delhi will be ₹2,000.50 from November 1, as against ₹1,734 earlier. However, there has been no increase in the rates of domestic LPG cylinders.
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After this hike, the price of a commercial cylinder in Delhi crossed Rs 2,000, while in Mumbai the price of this 19 kg cylinder was Rs 1,683, which has now gone up to Rs 1,950 after today’s hike. At the same time, in Kolkata, the price of a 19 kg cylinder has now gone up to Rs 2,073.50 and in Chennai the price of this product has increased to Rs 2,133.
In the policy of the government, there is a provision to supply 12 cylinders of 14.2 kg per family at subsidized or below market rates. Any quantity in excess of this was to be purchased at market price or at non-subsidised rates. Even before this, on October 6, state-owned oil companies had increased the rates of non-subsidized LPG gas cylinders. The prices of domestic LPG cylinders across all categories, including subsidized gas, were hiked by Rs 15 per cylinder last month.
Prices were increased on October 1 too The subsidized and non-subsidised LPG rates were hiked by Rs 25 per cylinder on October 1. Considering the rising crude oil prices, it is expected that the domestic LPG cylinder prices may soon cross the ₹1,000 mark. Meanwhile, petrol and diesel prices were hiked across the country for the sixth consecutive day on Monday.