The price of non-subsidized liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder has been hiked by Rs 15 per cylinder. As a result, the price of a non-subsidized 14.2 kg cylinder in Delhi is now Rs 899.50.
In Mumbai, the price of a domestic cooking gas cylinder is now Rs 899.50 as well.
The state-run oil companies – Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation – announced that these prices will take effect from October 6.
In 2021 so far, the price of 14.2 kg LPG cylinder has been hiked by Rs 205.50.
Generally, state-owned oil companies change the price of gas cylinders (LPG Price) on the first and fifteenth of every month.
The price of an LPG gas cylinder is calculated based on the import parity price (IPP). On top of that, there are in-country prices such as GST, excise duty, freight charges.
In August, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ujjwala 2.0 (Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana-PMUY) scheme at Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh through video conferencing.
As per some sources, the government has received 60 lakh applications for LPG connection under Ujjwala 2.0. This scheme is aimed at providing a deposit-free LPG connection. Migrants will not be required to submit ration cards or address proof for Ujjwala 2.0.