New Delhi: Cooking gas
(LPG) price was hiked Saturday by Rs.11.42 per cylinder following
the government's decision to raise commission paid to LPG dealers.
The petroleum ministry issued orders Friday hiking commission paid
to LPG dealers from Rs.25.83 per cylinder to Rs.37.25.
Subsidised cooking gas in Delhi will now cost Rs.410.42 per
cylinder, over the Rs.399 being paid now by consumers
The government recently put a cap on supply of subsidised cooking
gas to 6 cylinders of 14.2-kg size per household in a year.
The commission paid on non-subsidised LPG too has been raised by
Rs 12.17 to Rs.38 per cylinder, which means the market price of an
LPG cylinder will go up from Rs 883.5 to Rs 921.5.
Meanwhile, petrol pump dealers are demanding a raise of 67 paise
for petrol and 42 paise for diesel in view of their increased
overhead costs owing to frequent price changes and rise in
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with business leaders at the University of Kashmir. Rahul
visited Kashmir University on October 05, 2012. His
interaction with the Kashmir University generated a ray of
hope among the youth.
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