LPG price in Bhubaneswar, are largely dependent on international prices of crude. When these go higher, LPG cylinder rates in Bhubaneswar also tend to move higher. For the poorer sections, the government has subsidized these prices. Cooking gas is now easily accessible to most of the population in Bhubaneswar. Price of Non-Subsidised LPG cylinders today in Bhubaneswar is at ₹ 766.00. These are revised every month by the government of India. LPG is known to be a very clean fuel, which is why it is preferred. There has been a substantial rise in the use of this gas for domestic and commercial purposes over the last few years.
|May 2019||₹ 741.00||₹ 5.94|
|Apr 2019||₹ 735.06||₹ 4.72|
|Mar 2019||₹ 730.34||₹ 44.01|
|Feb 2019||₹ 686.33||₹ -30.26|
|Jan 2019||₹ 716.59||₹ -121.70|
|Dec 2018||₹ 838.29||₹ -130.71|
|Nov 2018||₹ 969.00||₹ 62.00|
|Oct 2018||₹ 907.00||₹ 59.50|
|Sep 2018||₹ 847.50||₹ 0.00|
|Aug 2018||₹ 847.50||₹ 31.00|
The prices of LPG in Bhubaneswar is revised from time to time. The state-run oil marketing companies will decide on the prices of LPG based on the global fuel prices and currency exchange rates. The LPG cylinders are sold under two categories namely – domestic and commercial cylinders. The domestic cylinders are meant for household purposes whereas the commercial ones are for the hotels, restaurants, industrial purpose and so on.
Usually, the prices of the domestic cylinders are less when compared to the commercial ones. The domestic cylinders are eligible for the subsidy and the commercial ones will not get a subsidy from the central government.
The LPG cylinder for domestic purpose comes in two variants – 5 kgs and 14.2 kgs respectively. The ones for the commercial purpose comes in three variants – 5 kgs, 19 kgs and 47.5 kgs respectively.
The domestic prices of an LPG cylinder in Bhubaneswar have gone up in October 2018 and stood at Rs 907 per cylinder as against Rs 847.50 per cylinder during September 2018.
One has to follow the following procedures as a part of regular maintenance
• Keep the regulator knob closed when not in use.
• Clean up the hotplate after each cooking.
• The Suraksha LPG hose should be wiped with a wet cloth periodically.
• The Suraksha LPG hose has to be checked once in a while to ensure there is no leakage, if there is any leakage then one should immediately call up the distributor and replace the old hose with a new one.