Again the LPG rates have been hiked by Rs. 25 in the month of March across the four major metros. In Delhi, 14.2 kg cooking gas cylinder is now Rs. 819 in Delhi as per Indian Oil Corporation.
Usually, the rates of LPG are revised every month based on the international crude rate as well as foreign exchange rate. The rates are however different in different cities owing to different.
The new price in Kolkata is Rs 845, the highest among the four major metros. In Mumbai, the domestic cylinder now costs Rs 819 and in Chennai Rs 835. In Hyderabad, the price is Rs 871.50 ( Rs821.50).
In February, the rate of LPG has been hiked three times by a total of Rs. 100 per cylinder. Further, in the previous month, the rates were steady and now in the last 4 months, the rate of lpg has increased by Rs. 225 per cylinder.
For a total of 12 cylinders per household, the government has provided for subsidy and the rate of subsidy varies month on month.