LPG price in Jammu, are largely dependent on international prices of crude. When these go higher, LPG cylinder rates in Jammu 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 Jammu. Price of Non-Subsidised LPG cylinders today in Jammu is at ₹ 772.50. 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.
|Apr 2019||₹ 766.75||₹ 5.17|
|Mar 2019||₹ 761.58||₹ 42.37|
|Feb 2019||₹ 719.21||₹ -32.13|
|Jan 2019||₹ 751.34||₹ -120.62|
|Dec 2018||₹ 871.96||₹ 870.96|
|Nov 2018||₹ 1,003.50||₹ -942.00|
|Oct 2018||₹ 943.00||₹ 58.50|
|Sep 2018||₹ 884.50||₹ 0.00|
|Aug 2018||₹ 884.50||₹ 30.50|
|Jul 2018||₹ 854.00||₹ 35.50|
The prices of LPG Cylinder is fixed by the state-run oil marketing companies.The prices are arrived at after taking into consideration the global crude prices and currency exchange rates. The prices of gas cylinder usually vary from one gas distributor to another one.
In India, there are three state-run oil marketing companies for supplying LPG cylinders they are Hindustan Petroleum – HP Gas, Bharat Petroleum – Bharat Gas,
Indian Oil Corporation – Indane Gas.
The prices of an LPG cylinder vary from one state to another state. The rallying crude prices in the global market has led to the LPG cylinder becoming costly in Jammu.
Currently, the LPG cylinder prices in Jammu as on October 2018, is at Rs 943.00 for a 14.2 kgs domestic cylinder.
LPG cylinders in India is available both for domestic and non-domestic/commercial purpose.
The LPG Cylinder for domestic purpose is available in the following variants:
• 5 kgs
• 14.2 kgs
• 19 kgs
LPG cylinders for a non-domestic purpose is available in
• 5 kgs
• 19 kgs
• 35 kgs
• 47.5 kgs
• 425 kgs
To receive the direct subsidy benefits for an LPG cylinder, the consumer needs to become Cash Transfer Compliant (CTC), the consumer. The customer has to follow the following three steps to become a CTC consumer.
• The consumer has to obtain Aadhaar Number or Aadhaar Letter.
• Link the Aadhaar number to the LPG consumer number.
• Now Link the Aadhaar number to the bank account.