LPG price in Gandhinagar, are largely dependent on international prices of crude. When these go higher, LPG cylinder rates in Gandhinagar also tend to move higher. For the poorer sections, the government has subsidized these prices. Cooking gas is now easily accessible to most of the population in Gandhinagar. Price of Non-Subsidised LPG cylinders today in Gandhinagar is at ₹ 834.63. These are revised every month by the government of India. LPG is known to be a very clean fuel, which is why it is preferred. There has been a substantial rise in the use of this gas for domestic and commercial purposes over the last few years.
|Nov 2018||₹ 967.50||₹ 60.50|
|Oct 2018||₹ 907.00||₹ 58.00|
|Sep 2018||₹ 849.00||₹ 18.00|
|Aug 2018||₹ 831.00||₹ 30.50|
|Jul 2018||₹ 800.50||₹ 35.50|
|Jun 2018||₹ 765.00||₹ 58.00|
|May 2018||₹ 707.00||₹ 48.50|
|Apr 2018||₹ 658.50||₹ -0.50|
|Mar 2018||₹ 659.00||₹ -36.00|
|Feb 2018||₹ 695.00||₹ -46.00|
The prices of LPG cylinders are fixed by the state-run oil marketing companies. The prices are usually arrived at based on the global crude prices and currency exchange rate. The LPG prices are subject to change and it will be changed on a monthly basis.
Owing to high prices of LPG, the government of India has decided to provide subsidy price to the customers wherein the customer first pays the price of the cylinder along with the delivery charges at the time of delivery. Post which a subsidy amount will be directly credited to the customer’s bank account which has been linked with the gas connection.
With an intention to help the needy people the government of India is providing subsidy on LPG cylinders. The cost of subsidy per cylinder depends on the city and it varies in the range between Rs 420 – Rs 465, in case of a 14.2 kg cylinder. In case of a non-domestic cylinder, the subsidy rate is in the range of Rs 593 – Rs 605 per cylinder.
All the households in India are entitled to get an LPG cylinder at subsidized rates except in few cases wherein the annual income of individuals exceeds Rs 10 lakh or more. The nature of Income of a particular consumer could be either an individual or the income of his/her spouse respectively.
For Example: If the annual income of Janaki is Rs 5 lakh per annum. As per the guidelines, she is eligible to secure an LPG cylinder at subsidized rates. After getting married to Dev, who has an annual income of Rs 15 lakh per annum, Janaki loses to secure the LPG cylinder at subsidized rates because the annual income of the couple will exceed the set mark of Rs 10 lakh per annum. Hence the couple loses to get subsidized LPG cylinders.