LPG price in Kolkata, are largely dependent on international prices of crude. When these go higher, LPG cylinder rates in Kolkata 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 Kolkata. Price of Non-Subsidised LPG cylinders today in Kolkata is at ₹ 616.50. 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.
|Aug 2019||₹ 601.00||₹ -61.50|
|Jul 2019||₹ 662.50||₹ -101.00|
|Jun 2019||₹ 763.50||₹ 25.00|
|May 2019||₹ 738.50||₹ 5.69|
|Apr 2019||₹ 732.81||₹ 5.22|
|Mar 2019||₹ 727.59||₹ 44.15|
|Feb 2019||₹ 683.44||₹ -30.72|
|Jan 2019||₹ 714.16||₹ -123.05|
|Dec 2018||₹ 837.21||₹ -132.29|
|Nov 2018||₹ 969.50||₹ 62.50|
The prices of LPG in Kolkata is determined by the Indian oil marketing companies.The LPG prices in India is subject to vary on a regular basis. The prices are arrived at after taking into consideration the global crude prices and currency exchange rate. The rallying crude prices in the global market has led to the recent hike in LPG prices in Kolkata.
Currently, the domestic LPG cylinder prices in Kolkata stands at Rs 907, up by Rs 58, with effect from October 1, 2018.
The government has stepped in to help the common man to bear the heavy prices of domestic LPG cylinder by providing subsidy on LPG. The subsidized amount will be directly credited to the customer's bank account post purchase of domestic LPG.
LPG cylinder in India is available in two forms one for domestic and another one for the commercial purpose. The domestic LPG cylinder will be provided to the needy middle-class people at subsidized rates. For non-subsidized consumers, the domestic LPG cylinder costs Rs 907.00 and for the subsidized customers, the domestic LPG cylinder costs Rs 505.64 in the city of Kolkata.
The weight of each domestic LPG cylinder in Kolkata is recorded 14.2 kgs.
The Kolkata residents are allowed to purchase up to 12 domestic LPG cylinders per year at subsidized rates for domestic consumption. If the consumers cross the set mark of 12 LPG domestic cylinders per year, then they will be charged at a non-subsidized rate starting from the 13th cylinder.