The oil marketing companies on Thursday again hiked the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas domestic gas cylinder by ₹25 per cylinder. A 14.2 kg cylinder in Delhi costs ₹794 as against ₹769.00 at which they were supplied on Wednesday.
This is the third hike in February. LPG cylinde prices were increased this month first by ₹25 on February 4 and by ₹50 on February 15.
The new price in Kolkata is ₹820 ( ₹795). In Mumbai, the cylinder now costs ₹794 ( ₹769.00) and in Chennai ₹810 ( ₹785.00). In Hyderabad, it is ₹.846.50 ( ₹821.50).
The new hike translates into ₹200 increase in three months for domestic LPG gas cylinder. In December, the price of domestic cylinders had increased by ₹100 each. The cylinder prices were left untouched in January.
LPG prices are determined based on the international product – propane and butane.