The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has increased the price of commercial LPG cylinders by Rs 17 per cylinder with effect from January 1.
In Delhi and Mumbai, the price of non-subsidized LPG (14.2 kgs) remained at Rs 694 per cylinder.
In Kolkata, people will have to shell out Rs 720.50 per cylinder and Rs 710 in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation’s website.
Those buying the commercial cylinders will pay Rs 1349 in Delhi, Rs 1410 in Kolkata, Rs 1297.50 in Kolkata and Rs 1463.50 in Chennai.
Earlier, oil market companies had increased prices of cooking gas twice in December last.
In the biggest hike in a single month, oil companies had raised cooking gas prices by as much as Rs 100 in December.
The LPG gas cylinder price hike was effected by Rs 50 for the 14.kg cylinder twice over the fortnight in December last year.