The poorest and most vulnerable people are facing economic hardship in the wake of the Koro crisis, while the prices of basic necessities are skyrocketing. Today, state-owned oil and gas companies have announced an increase of Rs 25 per cylinder in cooking gas prices.
Find out the new price of a gas cylinder
After the recent increase in the price of LPG cylinders, the price of LPG in Delhi has gone up to Rs 719. In Delhi, cooking gas was priced at Rs 694 in January. Gas companies usually set new gas prices on the first day of the month. But there was no change in prices on the 1st of this month due to the release of the budget. It may be mentioned that even in the new year i.e. January 2021, the oil companies did not increase the prices of domestic cooking gas cylinders to relieve the consumers. However, the price of a 19 kg commercial gas cylinder was increased by Rs 17.
The current price of domestic gas is Rs 719 per 14.2 kg unsubsidised LPG cylinder in Delhi, Rs 719 in Mumbai, Rs 735 in Chennai and Rs 745.50 in Kolkata from February 4, 2021, according to Indian Oil’s website. On December 15, 14.2 kg of unsubsidised cooking gas was priced at Rs 694 in Delhi, Rs 694 in Mumbai, Rs 710 in Chennai and Rs 720.50 in Kolkata. According to Indian Oil’s current price of commercial gas, a 19 kg commercial LPG cylinder will cost Rs 1,533 in Delhi, Rs 1,598.50 in Kolkata, Rs 1,482.50 in Mumbai and Rs 1,649.00 in Chennai from February 4, 2021.