At present, the government provides 12 subsidized 14.2 kg LPG cylinders for a family every year.
According to the news agencies, starting today, oil companies have increased the price of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) subsidized cylinders by 25 rupees per bottle. In Delhi, the price of the subsidized 14.2 kg LPG cylinder is now 884.50 rupees per bottle. This is the second price increase for natural gas retailers in a month. On August 18, the natural gas company increased the price of LPG cylinders by 25 rupees per bottle. In addition, according to news organizations, the price of 19 kg commercial cylinders has increased by 19 rupees per cylinder, and the cost per cylinder is now 1,693 rupees.
The following are the latest prices of LPG cylinders in four major cities:
At present, the government provides 12 subsidized 14.2 kg LPG cylinders to a family every year. The government’s annual fee subsidy for 12 refills varies from month to month.
Currently, the price of LPG cylinders in Kolkata is the highest, at 911 rupees per bottle. This is followed by Chennai, where a 14.2 kg cylinder is priced at 900.50 rupees.
The price of LPG in the country is determined by the current crude oil price in the international market and the exchange rate of rupee against the US dollar.