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Subsidized LPG cylinder gets costlier by Rs 1.45 in Rajasthan

Subsidized LPG cylinders will be available for consumers at Rs 500.42. Earlier the price of cylinders was Rs 498.67 but now it has been increased by Rs 1.45

August 2, 2018, 1:38 pm

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Jaipur: Oil companies have decided to increase the rate of the LPG cylinder in the domestic and commercial sector from August 01. For the first time in the capital, the price of domestic LPG (Liquefied petroleum gas) cylinder will cross the costing of Rs 500 for the consumers. In the meeting of oil companies, for the monthly review of prices, new cost of LPG cylinders was announced in Jaipur on Wednesday. From now onwards, subsidized LPG cylinders will be available for consumers at Rs 500.42. Earlier the price for cylinders was Rs 498.67 but now it has been increased by Rs 1.45 While on the other side, the price of a non-subsidy cooking gas cylinder has been increased to Rs 35.50. Consumers who require extra cylinders will be affected. Earlier the cost of a non subsidized gas cylinder was of Rs 744.50 and now after the increment, it will be of Rs 780. It will be a big hit for restaurants and eateries. Before this increment, the commercial gas cylinders of 19kg were available to the consumers at the cost of Rs 1341 and after the increment of Rs 43 in the price, it will be available at the price of Rs 1384. Past VS present: Costing of non- subsidized LPG cylinders. The price of non-subsidized LPG cylinders was Rs 744.50 in July last year. Consumers after buying the cylinders for Rs 744.50 were getting Rs 245.83 in their accounts. This means that the consumers were getting the domestic LPG cylinder subsidy of Rs 498.67. And the price of non-subsidized cylinders has been increased, by Rs 35.50 from August 1. Consumers will now buy the cylinder for Rs 780, which was used to be of 744.50 last year. By this increment, consumers will get Rs 279.58 in their accounts. In this way, consumers will get a subsidized domestic LPG cylinder at Rs 500.42. The subsidy which was of Rs. 245.83 has been increased to Rs.279.58

First published: August 2, 2018
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