The domestic LPG cylinder's price has increased by Rs 15. It is reported that the Oil Marketing Companies have increased the price of a 14.2 kg cylinder without subsidy and the 5 kg domestic cylinder will cost Rs 502.
So according to the recent hike, the price of LPG cylinders in the capital city has increased from Rs 884.50 to Rs 899.50 per cylinder.
The main reasons which directly influence the prices of cylinders are the exchange rate of the rupee against the dollar along with the global benchmark rate.
Last time the domestic cylinder price was hiked by Rs 25 was on 1 September and this hike was the second undertaken by oil marketing companies within one month and the third in less than months.
Presently, the LPG price list for 14.2 kg cylinder in other cities are:
Kolkata - Rs 911.00
Mumbai - Rs 899.50
Bengaluru - Rs 887.50
Chandigarh - Rs 894.00
Jaipur - Rs 888.50
Patna - Rs 974.50
Chennai - Rs 900.50
Bhubaneshwar - Rs 886.00
Hyderabad - Rs 937.00
Trivandrum - Rs 894.00
Oil companies like the Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Indian Oil Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation have announced that these prices will take effect from 6 October.