On Sunday, the LPG cylinder price in Delhi was raised by Rs 50 per unit. The new price has come into effect from today.Now, a 14.2-kg LPG cylinder will cost Rs 769. This is the second price rise in February.
Earlier on 4 February, the price of cooking gas in New Delhi and other metro cities was hiked by Rs 25. The price of LPG cylinder then was Rs 719 in Delhi, stated a .
The price of domestic gas cylinders had increased twice in December as well.
The government subsidises 12 14.2-kg cylinders per household every year.
This rise comes at a time when petrol and diesel prices across the country have seen a hike too. While petrol and diesel prices are revised on a daily basis, domestic LPG cylinder is revised on a monthly basis by the state-run oil companies.