Non-subsidised LPG or cooking gas prices were hiked more than 2 per cent from Tuesday. From October 1, the price of LPG in Delhi is Rs 605 per cylinder (14.2 kilograms) in Delhi, and Rs 574.5 per cylinder in Mumbai, according to Indian Oil Corporation - which supplies liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) under brand Indane. Last month, the price of LPG was Rs 590.00 per cylinder and Rs 562.00 per cylinder in Delhi and Mumbai respectively. Monday's revision marks the second straight monthly hike in prices.
Here are the prices of non-subsidised LPG cylinders (14.2 kilograms) in the four metros with effect from October 1, 2019:
In September, the prices of LPG in metros were hiked nearly 3 per cent compared with the previous month.
The prices of LPG have been increased by a cumulative Rs 30.5 per cylinder and Rs 28 per cylinder in Delhi and Mumbai respectively since August. That translates into an increase of 5.31 per cent and 5.12 per cent respectively.
Currently, the government subsidises 12 cylinders of 14.2 kilograms each per household in a year. For any additional purchases, the consumer has to bear the market price.