The prices of 19 kg commercial LPG cylinders have been increased by Rs 105 in Delhi from March 1.
Following the price hike, the 19 kg commercial cylinder will cost Rs 2,012 in the national capital from Tuesday. The price of a 5 kg cylinder has also been increased by Rs 27. Now a 5 kg cylinder will cost Rs 569 in Delhi.
Following the given hike, commercial gas cylinders in Kolkata will now cost Rs 2,089. In Mumbai, commercial gas will now cost Rs 1,962 with a hike of Rs 105. Chennai also saw a hike of Rs 105 with the price of a 19-kg commercial gas cylinder rising to Rs 2,185.5.
On the other hand, there has been no change in domestic LPG cylinder prices. LPG Cylinder rates are revised monthly across all the states and union territories in India.
Notably, the National Oil Marketing companies slashed the prices of 19 kg commercial LPG cylinder by Rs 91.50 on February 1, ahead of the Union Budget 2022.
On January 1, oil marketing companies had slashed the price of 19 kg commercial LPG cylinder by Rs 102.50.
On December 1, the Commercial cooking gas price was increased by Rs 100, taking the cost of a 19 kg commercial LPG cylinder to Rs 2,101 in Delhi. This was the second-highest price of the commercial cylinder after 2012-13 when it cost around Rs 2,200 per cylinder.
In November, the commercial cooking gas prices were increased by Rs 266.
A sharp rise in cooking gas prices is expected from April 2022, according to various media reports. Reportedly, the prices of compressed natural gas (CNG), Piped Natural Gas (PNG), and even electricity could also rise in the coming months.