October 3, 2023

Latest Rates: LPG Cylinder Prices Increased by ₹50 Today for Domestic Consumers

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Local taxes cause variation in domestic cooking gas prices across states. Fuel retailers update LPG cylinder prices at the start of each month.

Effective today, the cost of a 14.2 kg domestic LPG cylinder has risen by ₹50. In Delhi, the latest revision sets the price at ₹1103 per cylinder.

Further, the price of a 19 kg commercial LPG cylinder has been raised by ₹350.50, bringing the cost in Delhi to ₹2119.50. Additionally, the cost of a 14.2 kg domestic LPG cylinder in Delhi has been revised to ₹1103 from ₹1053. 

In Mumbai, from today, the price will be ₹1102.5 instead of ₹1052.50; in Kolkata, it will be ₹1129 instead of ₹1079; and in Chennai, it will cost ₹1118.5 instead of ₹1068.50. This marks the second increase in commercial LPG cylinder prices this year, following a ₹25 per unit hike on January 1.

Starting today, the cost of a commercial LPG cylinder in Delhi has risen to ₹2119.5 from ₹1769. In Kolkata, the price has increased from ₹1870 to ₹2221.5, and in Mumbai, the cost has gone up from ₹1721 to ₹2071.50. Similarly, the cylinder previously sold for ₹1917 in Chennai will now cost ₹2268.

LPG cylinder prices for domestic consumers vary among states due to local taxes and are revised by fuel retailers at the start of each month.

Households can purchase up to 12 subsidized 14.2 kg LPG cylinders yearly, with additional purchases made at market price. The PAHAL (Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG) scheme offers consumers subsidized LPG cylinders, with the amount of subsidy determined by factors such as foreign exchange rates and crude oil prices.

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