Commercial cooking gas price hiked by Rs 102 per cylinder

Commercial cooking gas price hiked by Rs 102 per cylinder


Commercial cooking gas (LPG) price on Tuesday was hiked by Rs 102.50 per cylinder as global energy prices continue to rise on the backdrop of the Ukraine crisis and supply concerns.In the national capital, the 19 kg commercial cylinder now costs 2355.50, while in Mumbai. the price was hiked from Rs 2205 to Rs 2,307 per cylinder.

In Kolkata and Chennai, a 19-kg cylinder will now cost Rs 2,455 and Rs 2,508 respectively.

Earlier on April 1, the price of the 19-kg commercial LPG was raised by Rs 250 per cylinder.

Prices have not been raised for domestic LPG cylinders.

On March 22, the price of subsidised domestic LPG cylinder was increased by Rs 50, the first hike since October 2021.

Meanwhile, Oil marketing companies, which include Indian Oil Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation and Bharat Petroleum Corporation, are scheduled to organise more than 5,000 LPG panchayats across the country today to celebrate Ujjwala Diwas.

Apart from experience sharing, aimed at safe and sustained usage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), the oil marketing companies will also make efforts to maximise customer enrolment.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is a popular initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government for social inclusion. Under the scheme, a free LPG connection is provided to every BPL household.


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