The prices of Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG), or cooking gas cylinders surges once again. From September 1, 2021, the price of domestic LPG cylinders has been decided to hike by rupees 25.
After the latest hike in rates, a 14.2-kilogram domestic LPG cylinder now costs rupees 884.50 per cylinder in national capital, Delhi.
The domestic gas price has been hiked by rupees 50 in two weeks.
A non-subsidized LPG cylinder will now cost rupees 884 in Mumbai. While, the residents in Chennai have to pay rupees 900 for a cylinder, in Kolkata, a cooking gas cylinder will now cost rupees 911.
The price of 19-kg commercial cylinder has also increased by rupees 75, which will cost rupees 1693 in Delhi.
From January 1 until August 17, the price of domestic LPG cylinders has surged by rupees 165 each.
Reports have inform that the central government had eliminated subsidies on LPG by hiking rates every month.
These monthly hikes have led to the elimination of many subsidies and the price of domestic LPG cylinders has more than doubled in the last seven years.