Oil marketing companies have hiked the price of non-subsidised domestic LPG cylinders weighing 14.2 kg by rupees 25 effective from July 1.
A domestic cooking gas tank will now cost rupees 834.50 in country's capital Delhi and in country's financial capital Mumbai.
Whereas, in Kolkata and in Chennai it will cost rupees 861 and rupees 850.50 respectively for a domestic cylinder.
Oil marketing companie have also hiked the price of commercial cylinder by rupees 84. The hike in the domestic cylinders comes at a time when petrol and diesel rates are touching record highs across the country.
Distinctly, domestic LPG cylinders prices had gone up by rupees140 per 14.2-kg cylinder in the last six months.
As India is largely dependent on import of crude oil, the rise in international prices results in an increase in the domestic price of petroleum products.
Domestic LPG cylinders are only available at the market price across the country, though the government provides subsidies to a select group of consumers.