Besides this, jet fuel or ATF price was increased by 2 per cent on firming international rates, the fourth straight increase in rates since August, according to a price notification posted by state-owned retailers.
LPG prices across the country were last revised on October 1, 2017. Before Wednesday, subsidised LPG cost Rs 491.13 per 14.2 kg cylinder in Delhi, Rs 493.83 in Kolkata, Rs 493.8 in Mumbai and Rs 479.11 in Chennai. Non-subsidised cylinders were sold at Rs 649, Rs 665.5, Rs 625 and Rs 656.5 respectively, according to IOC.
Oil marketing companies have been increasing the price of LPG in line with rising global oil rates.
There are as many as 18.11 crore customers of subsidized LPG in the country. These include 2.5 crore poor women who were given free connections during the last one year under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. There are another 2.66 crore users of non-subsidised cooking gas.
(With inputs from PTI)
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