In the situation of Coronavirus pandemic, most of us are at home due to lockdown implementation in the country. In the wake of this, our domestic needs have also increased, since most of the time we spend is at homes. Considering this, good news has come up that will certainly cheer up our moods. The country’s oil companies have announced a reduction in the price of LPG Gas Cylinder without subsidy. Oil marketing companies in the country’s capital Delhi have reduced the non-subsidized 14.2 kg LPG cylinder to Rs 162.5 per cylinder. The new price of 14.2 kg cylinder has now come down to Rs 581.50. At the same time, the price of a 19 kg cylinder has been reduced by Rs 256 to Rs 1029.50.

According to the price given on the IOC website,
In Delhi, the price of 14.2 kg non-subsidized LPG cylinder has gone up to Rs 581, which was earlier priced at Rs 744. Apart from this, the price of 14.2 kg non-subsidized gas cylinder has been increased to Rs 584.50 in Kolkata, Rs 579.00 in Mumbai and Rs 569.50 in Chennai. In Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, the price of this cylinder was Rs 774.50, Rs 714.50 and Rs 761.50 respectively.

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It is worth noting that on April 1 of 2020, oil marketing companies have already reduced the price of LPG to a considerable difference. At that time the price of non-subsidized liquefied petroleum gas i.e. LPG cylinder was reduced by Rs 61 in the country’s capital Delhi. At the same time, the price of LPG cylinder was reduced by Rs 65 in Kolkata, 62 rupees in Mumbai and 64.40 rupees in Chennai respectively. In Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, the price of 14.2 kg LPG cylinder without subsidy was reduced to Rs 744, Rs 774, Rs 714.50 and Rs 761.50 respectively. Oil companies have reduced the price of non-subsidized cylinders by a total of Rs 277 in 3 months. In February, the price of a cylinder in Delhi was Rs 858.50, which has reduced to Rs 581.50 on 1 May.

Though, there has been no change in the prices of petrol and diesel. Due to the lockdown, there is reduction in mass movement in the country and the demand for petrol and diesel has eventually come down. According to the IOCL website, the price of a litre of petrol in Delhi is Rs 69.59 and the price of diesel is Rs 62.29 per litre.

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