Despite subsidy, LPG cost rose 2.5 times in 8 years

According to Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), the subsidized LPG cylinder price in March 2014 was Rs 410. After the latest increase, the price of 14.2 kg domestic LPG cylinder has increased by Rs 50 while single domestic LPG cylinder will cost Rs 1053 in Delhi.

LPG prices go up, 19-kg commercial cylinder now costs Rs 2,355.50

The 5-kg LPG cylinder is now priced at Rs 655. Earlier on April 1, the price of 19-kg commercial LPG was hiked by Rs 250 per cylinder. With this, the 19-kg commercial cooking gas will now cost Rs 2,253. The commercial LPG price was previously increased by Rs 105 on March 1.

BJD targets BJP over LPG price rise

Talking to media persons, Food and civil supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain said LPG cylinder costs have risen to almost Rs 1000 and it is beyond the reach of the poor. Even the middle class is hit by the skyrocketing prices. The Ujjawal scheme has flopped, he charged while suggesting a subsidy of Rs 400 per cylinder.