Non-subsidised LPG prices were reduced from March 1
Non-subsidised LPG prices were reduced in metros from March 1, in a first downward revision in the cooking gas rates since August.
Before Sunday's reduction, the prices of non-subsidised LPG were increased six times in past six months.
From Sunday, the price of non-subsidised LPG was decreased by Rs 53 per cylinder of 14.2 kilograms in Delhi and Mumbai each, according to Indian Oil Corporation, which supplies the cooking gas under brand Indane.
Between August and February, the LPG rates were increased by around 50 per cent in six revisions.
From March 1, 2020, Indian Oil LPG consumers in Delhi and Mumbai have to pay Rs 805.5 per cylinder (14.2 kilograms) and Rs 776.5 per cylinder respectively for non-subsidised LPG - or cooking gas - refills, instead of the existing Rs 858.5 per cylinder Rs 829.5 per cylinder respectively.