LPG Costlier by Rs.3 Per Cylinder

Published: 29th October 2014 10:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th October 2014 10:42 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: The price of subsidised cooking gas, or LPG, has gone up by Rs.3 per cylinder following the government's decision to hike the commission paid to dealers.

The increase in commission, which is generally passed on to consumers, has been effected from Oct 23, which was a holiday on account of Diwali. The commission paid to dealers was hiked by Rs.3 per 14.2 kg cylinder to Rs.43.71.

Subsidised LPG per cylinder now costs Rs.417 in Delhi, Rs.419 in Kolkata, Rs.452 in Mumbai and Rs.404 in Chennai.

The dealers' commission was last revised in December 2013 when it was hiked by Rs.3.46 per cylinder.

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