New Delhi: Prices of non-subsidised LPG, or cooking gas, have been reduced by Rs. 35.50 per cylinder, and that of the subsidised one by a marginal Rs. 1.74, according to state-run oil marketing companies, even as public sector Indraprastha Gas Ltd hiked the rates for piped and compressed natural gas (CNG) supply to cities in the national capital region.
As per the revised rates announced by Indian Oil Corp that are effective from April 1, a 14.2 kg non-subsidised cooking gas cylinder now costs Rs 653.50 in Delhi, as compared to Rs 689. Similarly, the non-subsidised LPG cylinder now costs Rs 676 in Kolkata, Rs 625 in Mumbai and 663.50 in Chennai.
The price of the subsidised cylinder, which a consumer has a quota of 12 per year, was also cut marginally by Rs 1.74. The 14.2 kg cylinder now costs Rs 491.35 in Delhi as against Rs 493 earlier.