Even as the government is working out a solution with the oil marketing companies to announce further reduction in rising diesel and petrol prices, LPG cylinder rates were hiked on Friday. While price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) was hiked by Rs 2.34 for subsidised cylinders,
‘Ujjwala Yojna’, a flagship welfare scheme of his government aimed at increasing LPG cylinder coverage among poor families
Subsidised LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) is now sold at Rs. 495.69 per cylinder in Delhi, Rs. 498.43 per cylinder in Kolkata, Rs. 493.38 per cylinder in Mumbai and Rs. 483.69 per cylinder in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation – the country’s largest fuel retailer. Non-subsidised LPG prices are at Rs. 747 per cylinder (of 14.2 kilograms) in Delhi, Rs. 766 per cylinder in Kolkata, Rs. 719 per cylinder in Mumbai and Rs. 756 per cylinder in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation’s website – iocl.in.
As many as four LPG cylinders are bought by about 60 per cent of the 3.2 crore poor women who were given free cooking gas connection, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.
Will minimise road transport of bulk LPG, improve safety
Indian Oil Corporation’s upcoming LPG Import Terminal at Puthuvypeen, Kochi, will significantly help reduce the backlog for LPG cylinder supply in Kerala, which is currently at about 15 days.
Indian Oil Corporation on Wednesday has increased the non-subsidised LPG cylinder prices by Rs 86 for its 14.2 kg cylinder.
Next time your LPG cylinder develops a leak, the authorities are liable to take action against the gas agency. Following instructions from the oil and natural gas ministry
Customers will get the discounted amount displayed on their screens – i.e. net amount i.e refill RSP minus (-) incentive amount of Rs.5/- which they need to pay for their refill transactions. The net discounted amount will also be shown on the cash memo accompanying the home-delivery of the LPG cylinder.
Oil Marketing Companies, viz IndianOil, BPCL & HPCL are now offering an upfront discount of Rs 5/- on every LPG refill to all LPG customers who will book and pay for their LPG cylinders online. Customers can make payment through existing online modes i.e net banking, credit & debit cards at the time of web-booking their refills.