Commercial LPG cooking gas prices hiked by Rs 266

Commercial LPG cooking gas prices hiked by Rs 266

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cooking gas prices were hiked by Rs ₹266 from today. 19 kg Commercial cylinders in Delhi will cost ₹2000.50 from today on, costing ₹1734 before. However, therein relief to household consumers, no increase was announced in the price of domestic LPG.

Price of commercial cylinders in major cities of India

After a hike of ₹266, the price of commercial LPG cylinder hike in Delhi has gone up to ₹2000.5, which was earlier ₹1735.5. In cost in Mumbai of commercial gas cylinders of 19 kg is ₹1950. A 19 kg gas cylinder in Kolkata has become ₹2073.50, while in Chennai, a 19 kg cylinder will be available for ₹2133.

The government policy offers only 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg per household or year at subsidized or below-market prices. Any quantity over the limit had to be bought at market price or non-subsidized rates.

Read More: Domestic LPG gas price hiked by 15 rupees

Earlier, the prices of LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) cooking gas cylinders across all types, including subsidized gas, were raised by ₹15 per cylinder last month. This was the fourth straight rise in prices in less than two months. Subsidized and non-subsidized LPG rates were hiked by ₹25 per cylinder on October 1.

The increase in subsidized LPG price has taken the cumulative hike from January 1 to ₹205 per cylinder.

Fuel prices at an all-time high:

On Monday, petrol and diesel prices were raised for the sixth consecutive day across the country.

In Delhi, with an increase of 35 paise a liter, the price of petrol rose to ₹109.69 per liter while the price of diesel was increased by the same amount to cost ₹98.42.

In Mumbai, petrol and diesel prices increased to ₹115.50 and ₹106.62 per liter, respectively.

As for Kolkata, petrol costs ₹110.35 per liter and diesel costs ₹101.56 per liter while petrol and diesel cost ₹106.35 and ₹102.59 per liter respectively in Chennai.

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