The cooking gas cylinders are set to get costlier. The price of a 14.2 kg LPG cylinder has been increased by ₹50, and it will now sell for ₹999.50 in Delhi, news agency ANI reported.
The rates of 14.2 kg LPG cylinder were previously hiked in March.
Last week, the price of the 19-kg commercial LPG cylinder was hiked by ₹102.50 to ₹2,355.50 against the earlier price of ₹2,253. Meanwhile, the 5-kg LPG cylinder costs ₹655.
Prices vary from city to city depending on the incidence of local taxes such as VAT.
The latest surge comes at a time when people are already struggling with rising petrol and diesel prices.
Earlier in April, gas piped to household kitchens, called piped natural gas (PNG), were also increased by ₹4.25 per unit to cost ₹45.86 per scm on the back of surge in raw material cost.