State run oil retailers have increased the price of LPG gas cylinder or cooking gas cylinders on August 17, 2021. Last time the prices were hiked on July 1 by Rs. 25.5. So, after the latest hike, here's how LPG cooking gas cylinder is priced in 4 metro cities:
|City||Latest LPG price effective from August 17, 2021||Previous price|
|New Delhi||Rs. 859.5||Rs. 834.5|
|Mumbai||Rs. 859.5||Rs. 834.5|
|Kolkata||Rs. 886||Rs. 861|
|Chennai||Rs. 875.5||Rs 850.50|
Usually, oil marketing companies revise LPG rates on a monthly basis on the first of every month. Notably the price of cooking gas cylinder in Delhi at the start of the year 2021 was at barely Rs. 694 and now after a gap of some 8 months has increased by almost Rs. 165 per gas cylinder.