The price of commercial liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders weighing 19 kilos will now cost less starting on Monday as the cost of per unit has been slashed by Rs 36. Prices of domestic cylinders will, however, remain steady.
With the latest reduction, a 19-kg commercial LPG cylinder in Delhi has dropped from ₹2012.50 to ₹1,976, state-owned fuel retailers were quoted by news agency ANI.
In Mumbai, it will now cost ₹1936.50 instead of ₹1972.50. In Kolkata, a 19-kg cylinder will be available at ₹2095.50 instead of ₹2132. In Chennai, it will be ₹2,141 and in Bengaluru, 19-kg LPG cylinder is now ₹2063.50. In Hyderabad, the price will be ₹2197.50. Rates differ from state to state depending on the local VAT.
In July, the price of a 19-kg LPG cylinder in Delhi has been slashed by Rs 198. Earlier, the price was slashed by Rs 135 with effect from June 1. However, the price of a 14.2-kg domestic cooking cylinder has remained unchanged. Consumers of domestic LPG cylinders, on the other hand, were hit by a hike in July. The prices of domestic cooking cylinders were hiked on July 6.
PRICE OF LPG CYLINDERS IN YOUR CITY
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OMCs announce LPG price change twice a month, once in the begining of the month and once during the middle of the month.