lpg cylinder price: Inflation hit, LPG cylinder now costs Rs 1550 in Delhi,Inflation hit, now 14.2 kg LPG cylinder costs Rs 1550 in Delhi
Effect of inflation hit, increase in LPG cylinder prices
- Domestic gas prices hiked for the 5th time in the last 6 months
- Highest increase in the price of LPG cylinder in Delhi, Rs 1550
- Rs 860.50 in Kolkata, Rs 834.50 in Mumbai, Rs 850 in Chennai
Consumers are already facing additional pressure of increasing LPG prices on the brunt of record high petrol and diesel prices in cities. Non-subsidised domestic liquefied petroleum gas across all metro cities with effect from Thursday, July 1 (LPG) cylinder price hiked by Rs 25. A kg domestic cylinder in the national capital is now Rs 1,550 with an increase of Rs 76.
Highest increase of Rs 76 in Delhi
After a hike of Rs 25 on Thursday, the price of a 14.2 kg domestic LPG cylinder in Kolkata touched Rs 860.50; It will cost Rs 834.50 in Mumbai and Rs 850 in Chennai. Indian Oil, the country’s largest fuel retailer, markets LPG under its brand Indane. Generally, rates for non-subsidised LPG cylinders are reviewed on a monthly basis and changes, if any, are effective on the first day of each month. LPG rates are different in different parts of the country due to local taxes. IndianOil will publish the updated prices on its website from July 1.
Price in different cities
- Delhi – Rs 1550
- Kolkata – Rs 860.50
- Mumbai – Rs 834.50
- Chennai – Rs 850
Fifth increase in last 6 months
LPG prices have increased by Rs 140 per cylinder due to five consecutive hikes in the last 6 months. In the year 2021, LPG prices were first hiked by Rs 25 on February 4 and then by Rs 50 on February 14. Third hike on February 25, prices again increased by Rs 25 and again on March 1 by Rs 25. Relief was given in the way of consumers with a deduction of Rs 10 per cylinder on April 1, at the time of West Bengal elections.
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