The rate of non-subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder, which is used for cooking, was hiked for the second consecutive month on Wednesday in line with a rebound in global prices.
State-controlled Indian Oil’s non-subsidised 14.2 kg cylinder, Indene, will cost Rs 594 in both Delhi and Mumbai from July 1.
It is worth mentioning here that the price has been raised by mere Re 1 in Delhi, the price in Mumbai rose by Rs 3.5 a cylinder. Earlier in June, the LPG price was hiked by Rs 11,50 per cylinder in Delhi to Rs 593.
The LPG cylinders have become dearer in Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai from today. Its rate rose by Rs 4.50 to touch Rs 620,50 in Kolkata, by Rs 4 to Rs 610.50 in Chennai and by Rs 3.50 to Rs 594 in Mumbai.
It is worth mentioning here that the 19 kg commercial cylinder has become cheaper by Rs 4 in Delhi, while its rates jumped in Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai. The commercial cylinder price fell to Rs 1,135.50 from Rs 1,139.50 in Delhi.
The prices have gone up by Rs 4 to Rs 1,197.50 in Kolkata, by Re 1 to Rs 1,255 in Chennai and by Rs 3 to Rs 1,090,50 in Mumbai.
Meanwhile, Jet fuel or ATF price was hiked by 7.5 per cent on Wednesday, the third hike in a month, while petrol and diesel prices were unchanged for the second successive day.