LPG price in Jaipur, are largely dependent on international prices of crude. When these go higher, LPG cylinder rates in Jaipur 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 Jaipur. Price of Non-Subsidised LPG cylinders today in Jaipur is at ₹ 724.50. 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||₹ 699.50||₹ 5.56|
|Apr 2019||₹ 693.94||₹ 5.09|
|Mar 2019||₹ 688.85||₹ 42.36|
|Feb 2019||₹ 646.49||₹ -30.04|
|Jan 2019||₹ 676.53||₹ -120.20|
|Dec 2018||₹ 796.73||₹ -130.77|
|Nov 2018||₹ 927.50||₹ 60.00|
|Oct 2018||₹ 867.50||₹ 57.50|
|Sep 2018||₹ 810.00||₹ -53.50|
|Aug 2018||₹ 863.50||₹ 30.50|
The Liquefied Petroleum Gas, which is popularly known as LPG is a blend of butane and propane which is readily liquefied in nature.It is one of the safest forms of gas which is extensively used for cooking and heating purposes at domestic household. Apart from this, it is also used in various industries for heating, boilers, furnaces, electricity generation, generators and so on. The LPG vapour is heavier than air and hence it settles down in low-lying places. As LPG has a faint scent, an odorant known as mercaptan is added to help the users for easy detection of the gas smell in case of leakage and to prevent the disaster.
The prices of LPG cylinder both domestic and non-domestic/commercial is subject to change on a monthly basis. Several factors are taken into consideration before arriving at the final selling prices of the LPG gas cylinder. The crude prices in the global market and the currency exchange rates are the two important factors used to determine LPG cylinder rates in India. The prices are decided by the state-run oil marketing companies. In India, there are three major oil marketing companies which determine the prices of LPG cylinder. They are
• Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited’s – HP Gas
• Indian Oil Corporation’s – Indane Gas
• Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited’s – Bharat Gas
These gas marketers have distributing units and agencies spread across the length and breadth of the country. All the three distributor’s agencies will be present in each and every area in the city for easy accessibility.
Off lately, the rise in global crude prices has led to the recent hike in LPG cylinder prices in the country. The prices of LPG cylinder in Jaipur was at Rs 810 per domestic cylinder during September 2018, but during October 2018, rates were hiked and the prices stood at Rs 867.50 per LPG cylinder for domestic purpose.