LPG price in New Delhi, are largely dependent on international prices of crude. When these go higher, LPG cylinder rates in New Delhi 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 New Delhi. Prices of LPG cylinders today in New Delhi is at ₹ 879.00 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.
|Sep 2018||₹ 820.00||₹ 0.00|
|Aug 2018||₹ 820.00||₹ 30.50|
|Jul 2018||₹ 789.50||₹ 35.50|
|Jun 2018||₹ 754.00||₹ 55.50|
|May 2018||₹ 698.50||₹ 48.00|
|Apr 2018||₹ 650.50||₹ -3.00|
|Mar 2018||₹ 653.50||₹ -35.50|
|Feb 2018||₹ 689.00||₹ -47.00|
|Jan 2018||₹ 736.00||₹ 0.00|
The prices of LPG in New Delhi, the national capital of India is revised from time to time. The LPG cylinders are sold under two categories namely – domestic and commercial. The domestic cylinders are meant for the household purposes whereas the commercial ones are for the hotels, restaurants, industrial purpose and so on.
The gross weight of domestic LPG cylinder in New Delhi is 14.2 kgs ± 150 grams and is approximately 29.5 kgs. In India, LPG is measured in the metric units of kilograms and this mass is used when cylinders are refilled on an exchange basis.
In case of commercial LPG cylinder, they come in three variants – 5 kgs, 19 kgs and 47.5 kgs.
For LPG (propane) 1 kg = 1.96 litre and hence 14.2 kgs = 27.832 litres.
For LPG (butane) 1 kg = 1.724 litre and hence 14.2 kgs = 24.48 litres.
With a 75(butane) :25 (propane) mix, 1 kg = 1.783 litre and therefore 14.2 kg = 25.34 litres.
In Delhi, the cost of domestic LPG cylinder – 14.2 kgs stands at Rs 820 per month. The Indian households are allowed to purchase up to 12 LPG cylinders per year at subsidized rates. If the consumers cross the set mark of 12 LPG cylinders per year, then they will be charged at a non-subsidized rate starting from the 13th cylinder.
Currently, the recent hike in LPG prices per cylinder has also increased the subsidy prices transferred to each customers bank account. As of now, the government of India is crediting Rs 396 per cylinder in October 2018, up by Rs 59, as against the previous subsidy of Rs 337 per cylinder during September 2018.
The non-subsidized cylinder costs Rs 879.00 for the customers starting from October 2018, up by Rs 59 per cylinder, as against the previous price of Rs 820 per cylinder as on September 2018. In the case of a non-subsidized cylinder, the customer will not be eligible to get any kind of subsidy provided by the government of India.