LPG price in Pondicherry, are largely dependent on international prices of crude. When these go higher, LPG cylinder rates in Pondicherry 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 Pondicherry. Price of Non-Subsidised LPG cylinders today in Pondicherry is at ₹ 877.50. 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.
|Aug 2018||₹ 846.50||₹ 31.00|
|Jul 2018||₹ 815.50||₹ 36.00|
|Jun 2018||₹ 779.50||₹ 58.00|
|May 2018||₹ 721.50||₹ 52.00|
|Apr 2018||₹ 669.50||₹ -2.00|
|Mar 2018||₹ 671.50||₹ -35.00|
|Feb 2018||₹ 706.50||₹ -46.00|
|Jan 2018||₹ 752.50||₹ 0.00|
A safety audit of the domestic installations should be mandatorily carried out once in two years.
A trained mechanic from respective distributor carries out an audit by personally visiting the households of the customers. One has to pay the nominal charges to the distributor for carrying out such a safety audit. One has to check the identity card of the mechanic to confirm if the identity is correct and the person is the authorized one who has been sent in by the distributor for carrying out the safety audit/inspection work of gas cylinder and its attachments. If the customer has any doubt in such cases, one can ask him to identify himself.
Yes, it is possible to buy LPG in bulk but one has to contact the nearest LPG dealer to know more details about how to secure more LPG cylinders, its process, procedure and so on.
The LPG cylinder manifold in India should be designed and tested as per the IS – 6044 (Part 1): 2000.
In case if the LPG cylinder distributor fails to deliver the cylinder on time due to the reasons which are best known to the distributor, he can call the customer and deliver the LPG cylinder subsequently on any day by giving a rebate of Rs 20 (not charging any delivery charges).