Increase In The Price Of Gas Cylinders
Oil companies have once again increased the price of LPG (LPG Price Hike) cylinders. Within two weeks, the companies have hiked the price of cooking gas cylinders by Rs 100. This makes cooking in the kitchen more expensive for the common man and will also have an impact on the household budget. However, people have been relieved as petrol and diesel prices have not changed for the past eight days.
Oil companies on Tuesday hiked cooking gas prices by Rs 50. This is the second price increase in 15 days.
From now on, those who book gas from today will have to pay Rs 100 more. This was earlier an increase of Rs 50 on December 3. The increase was on 14.2 kg of unsubsidised domestic and 19 kg of commercial cylinders.
Following the hike, the price of 14.2 kg unsubsidised LPG cylinder has gone up to Rs 694 in Delhi. Earlier, this cylinder priced at Rs 644. This is the second increase in the price of a gas cylinder in 15 days. In addition, the price of a 19-kg commercial gas cylinder has gone up by Rs 36. The new prices came into effect from today. Earlier, oil companies had hiked the price of a gas cylinder by Rs 50 on December 3. The new price of the cylinder is Rs 720.50 in Kolkata, Rs 694 in Mumbai and Rs 710 in Chennai.
The price of a 19-kg commercial gas cylinder has also gone up. The price of a commercial LPG gas cylinder has gone up by Rs 36. The price of this cylinder has gone up to Rs 1332 in the national capital Delhi, Rs 1387.50 in Kolkata, Rs 1280 in Mumbai and Rs 1446.50 in Chennai.
On December 3, a 14.2-kg unsubsidised cylinder was priced at Rs 644 in Delhi. Which was earlier Rs 594. In Kolkata too, the rate rose to Rs 670.50 from Rs 620.50 earlier. In Mumbai, the price of this non-subsidized cylinder has gone up from Rs 594 to Rs 644. In Chennai, the price of an unsubsidised LPG cylinder has gone up from Rs 610 to Rs 660. The price of a commercial cylinder was also increased by Rs 56.