The Liquified Petroleum Gas price has now increased by Rs 25 per cylinder from August 17. As per the latest LPG price hikes, the price of a non-subsidized 14.2 kg cooking gas cylinder will now cost Rs 859.50 in Delhi. The LPG price has been hiked in a similar proportion all over the country.
The oil companies have increased the LPG price twice in the last couple of months. Earlier on July 1, the LPG cylinder price was increased by Rs 25.50. In Delhi, the rate of 14.2 kg LPG cylinder is now pricing Rs 859.5. In Kolkata, the price for the same cylinder has now increased from Rs 861 to Rs 886 per cylinder. For the people of Chennai, the cost of the LPG cylinder costs Rs 875.50.
The LPG price hikes took place when fuel prices are at their record highs across the country. In several states of the country, petrol prices have already crossed the Rs 100 mark even after 19 to 21 paise fall.
Latest LPG Cylinder Prices In Four Metro Cities
Currently, the government offers 12 subsidised LPG cylinders of 14.2 kilograms to a household every year. Moreover, the amount of the subsidy offered by the government on the annual quota of 12 refills varies from month to month.
Generally, the Liquified Petroleum Gas prices in India are determined by the rupee-dollar exchange rate and existing crude oil prices in international markets.