The Hush Post / 12:40pm/ 1-min-read
LPG or cooking gas prices were hiked with effect from Sunday, September 1. The increase in the non-subsidised category is about Rs 16 per cylinder of 14.2 kilograms in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation’s website – iocl.com. The 19 kg cylinder will be costlier by about Rs 50.
From September 1, the consumer will pay Rs 590.00 for every cylinder (14.2 KG) of non-subsidised LPG.
Non-subsidised LPG price for 19-KG cylinder
|Metro||Price (rupees per 19-kg cylinder)|
|From September 1||From August 1|
Non-subsidised LPG price for 14.2-KG cylinder
|Metro||Price (rupees per 14.2-kg cylinder)|
|With effect from September 1||From August 1|
Currently, the government subsidises 12 cylinders of 14.2 kilograms each per household in a year. For any additional purchases, the consumer has to bear the market price.
In July and August, the non-subsidised prices of LPG were lowered by a total Rs 163 per cylinder (14.2 kilograms) each in Delhi and Mumbai. In Kolkata and Chennai, the non-subsidised LPG rates were cut by Rs. 162.5 per cylinder each. Indian Oil Corporation supplies cooking gas under brand Indane.