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Cooking Gas cylinders cost ₹ 25 More. Latest Rates Here

By Priyanka Verma 
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Petroleum companies increased price of a subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder by ₹ 25 per cylinder with effect from today, news agency ANI reported. Price of a subsidised 14.2 kg LPG cylinder will now cost ₹ 884.50 per cylinder in Delhi. This is the second price hike undertaken by the gas retailers within a month. On August 18, the gas companies had hiked the price of LPG cylinder by ₹ 25 per cylinder. Likewise, price of 19 kilogram commercial cylinder was increased by ₹ 19 per cylinder and will now cost ₹ 1,693 per cylinder, according to ANI.

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Here are the latest LPG cylinder prices in four metro cities:

City & Price— In Rupees Per 14.2 KG Cylinder
Delhi– With Effect From September 1884.50,, August 17859.50– July- 1834.50
Kolkata–With Effect From September 1911,, August 17886– July-1861
Mumbai– With Effect From September 1884.50,, August 17859.50– July- 1834.50
Chennai– With Effect From September 1900.50,, August 17875.50– July 1-850.50

Currently the government provides 12 subsidised LPG cylinders of 14.2 kilograms to a household every year. The amount of the subsidy provided by the government on the annual quota of 12 refills varies from month to month.

Currently price of LPG cylinder is highest in Kolkata at ₹ 911 per cylinder. Followed by Chennai where a 14.2 kilogram cylinder costs ₹ 900.50.

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LPG prices in the country are determined by prevailing crude oil prices in international markets and rupee-dollar exchange rate.

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