New Delhi: On the first day of July, the public has suffered a huge setback. The oil marketing companies of the country have increased the prices of LPG Cylinder without subsidy. From today prices of non-subsidized LPG cylinders of 19 kg and 14.2 kg have been increased. Oil companies are reviewing the prices of LPG cylinders at the beginning of every month. The tax varies from state to state and the prices of LPG are increasing accordingly. Earlier, during June, the 14.2 kg non-subsidized LPG cylinder in Delhi became costlier by Rs 11.50. At the same time, customers were relieved in May and it was cheaper by Rs 162.50.
According to the information, 14.2 kg non-subsidized LPG cylinders have become expensive by one rupee in Delhi. Four rupees have become expensive in Kolkata, Rs 3.50 in Mumbai and four rupees in Chennai. After this, its price in Delhi has been Rs 594, which was Rs 593 earlier. In Kolkata, its price has increased from Rs 616 to Rs 620.50, in Mumbai it has increased from Rs 590.50 to Rs 594. In Chennai, it was earlier Rs 606.50, which has become Rs 610.50 from today.
However, relief is that the price of 19 kg cylinder has been cut. The 19 kg cylinder was reduced by four rupees in Delhi. After this, its price was reduced from Rs 1139.50 to Rs 1135.50. It has been priced at Rs 1197.50 in Kolkata, Rs 1090.50 in Mumbai and Rs 1255 in Chennai.
The government provides subsidy on 12 cylinders of 14.2 kg for each household in a year. If customers want to take more cylinders than this, then they buy them at the market price. The price of a gas cylinder changes every month. Its price determines factors such as average international benchmark and changes in foreign exchange rates.