Highlights

  • For a new connection, consumer has to shell out 2,200, instead of 1,450
  • Regulators, pipes, passbook, additional gas connection and security deposit also to get expensive

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LPG consumption was 28.1% more than June 2019 demand and 2.9% higher than 1.03 million tonnes in May 2022. 

Another addition to expenses. New LPG cylinder connections will be more expensive from June 16, 2022 as per a govt notification.

Now, for a new connection, you will have to shell out Rs 2,200, with a cylinder weighing 14.2 kg instead of Rs 1,450 charged in the past.

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The revision in rates has taken place due to the latest increase in the fuel prices.

With this, authorities have increased the price for regulators, pipes, passbook, additional gas connection and security deposit.

If someone takes two cylinders, then they will have to pay Rs 4,400 as security money for the cylinder vs Rs 2,900 earlier as security.

Also, the security amount of the 5 kg cylinder has now been increased to Rs 1,150 instead of Rs 800 charged earlier.

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