LPG gas cylinder price hike: Cooking gas becomes costlier from today
After the latest hike, domestic LPG cylinders will cost Rs 1,053 in Delhi, up by Rs 50
The prices of domestic cooking cylinders have been hiked across the country, starting from Wednesday, July 6.
The latest LPG price hike has come into effect immediately. As per state-owned oil marketing companies, Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders used in domestic household will go through a price hike of Rs 50 starting from the day.
After the latest hike, domestic LPG cylinders will cost Rs 1,053 in Delhi, up by Rs 50, from the earlier Rs 1,003 per cylinder.
Meanwhile, after today's domestic LPG cylinder price hike, in Mumbai, a cylinder will now cost Rs 1,052.50, Rs 1,079 in Kolkata.
On the other hand, Chennai residents will have to pay Rs 1,068.50 for one cylinder.
The domestic 5kg cylinder price has also been hiked by Rs 18 per cylinder, while 19kg commercial cylinder prices have been decreased by Rs 8.50, as per the notification of the state-owned oil marketing companies.
Over the past one year, the rate of 14.2 kg domestic LPG cylinders in Delhi has increased from Rs 834.50 to Rs 1,003.
Domestic LPG cylinder price was last increased by Rs 4 on May 19, 2022. Before that, the rate was Rs 999.50 per cylinder from May 7.
On that day, the LPG cylinder had become costlier by Rs 50 as against the rate of Rs 949.50 on March 22, 2022.
Further, on March 22 also, there was a hike of Rs 50 in the price of the cylinder.
Earlier, between October 2021 and February 2022, the rates of domestic LPG cylinders stood at Rs 899.50 in Delhi.