Rising prices in Domestic LPG cylinder
The price of 14.2 KG cylinder gets increased by Rs.50, from Wednesday there will be an increase of Rs.50 per unit. As the cost of domestic liquid petroleum gas cylinder weights- 14.2kg. In the national capital Delhi, it will now cost ₹1053 per unit. As we know common households pay non-subsidized rates for the cooking gas they buy after the government restricted subsidy to just poor beneficiaries who got connections under the Ujjwala scheme.
Prices have gone up by Rs 244 per cylinder since June 2021. Of this, Rs 153.50 increase happened since March 2022. Meanwhile, contrary to the relentless cooking gas price hikes, petrol and diesel prices have remained unchanged for over a month.
This is the third increase in the LPG rate since May and the fourth this year. The price was hiked by Rs 50 per cylinder on March 22 and again by the same quantum on May 7. Rates went up by Rs 3.50 per cylinder on May 19.
National Desk, Ne India News