LPG cylinder gets dearer by Rs 11.42
The Ministry on Friday issued orders for raising the commission paid to LPG dealers from Rs 25.83 to Rs 37.25 for a 14.2-kg cylinder, government officials said. The 44 per cent increase in the commission on the subsidised cooking fuel is being passed on to the consumers, they said. For the consumer, subsidised LPG in Delhi will now cost Rs 410.42 per cylinder, up from Rs 399.
The hike comes within weeks of the government decision to restrict supply of LPG to 6 cylinders of 14.2-kg size per household in a year. Remaining supplies would have to be sourced at market rates.
Officials said the commission paid on market price or non-subsidised LPG too has been raised by Rs 12.17 to Rs 38 per cylinder. In tune with this, the price for a non-subsidised LPG cylinder will go up from Rs 883.5 to Rs 921.5.
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