Domestic LPG Non-Subsidised Price in Kolkata

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Kolkata

Domestic LPG
Non-Subsidised
September 17, 2019
616.50
(Rs./14.2Kg cylinder)
   15.50 on Sep 01, 2019
Subsidised Price: 497.47

KOLKATA
Domestic LPG
Non-Subsidised Price Trend

DATE
PRICE
CHANGE
Sep 01, 2019
   616.50
  15.50
Aug 01, 2019
   601.00
  61.50
Jul 01, 2019
   662.50
101.00
Jun 01, 2019
   763.50
  25.00
May 01, 2019
   738.50
    6.00
(Rs./14.2Kg cylinder)

Chart of Current Domestic LPG Non-Subsidised Prices in Kolkata

Source: Indane, Indian Oil Corporation

Prices of other Petroleum Products in Kolkata

ProductCompany     PriceEffective Date
Auto LPGIOCL     35.86Aug 01, 2019
Subsidised Domestic LPG (14.2kg)Indane   497.47Jul 01, 2019
Non-Subsidised Domestic LPG (14.2kg)Indane   616.50Sep 01, 2019
Commercial LPG (19kg)Indane1,114.50Sep 01, 2019

Kolkata Domestic LPG Non-Subsidised Prices

price in Kolkata today, i.e. on September 01, 2019 is 616.50 Rs./14.2Kg cylinder. This represents an increase in the price of by 15.50 Rs./14.2Kg cylinder effective from Sep 01, 2019.

In the 52 week period, the price of in Kolkata (West Bengal) touched a high of Rs./14.2Kg cylinder on and recorded a low of Rs./14.2Kg cylinder on .

Meanwhile, in Kolkata the Domestic LPG Subsidised price is 497.47 Rs./14.2 Kg cylinder and Commercial LPG price is 1,114.50 Rs./19 Kg cylinder as on Sep 17, 2019.

Price Comparision

Today Week
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Month
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1 Year
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5 Years
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10 Years
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616.50
616.50
10 Sep 2019
601.00
17 Aug 2019
849.00
17 Sep 2018
945.00
17 Sep 2014
N/A
Rs./14.2Kg cylinder

How are LPG Prices determined in India?

The Current Retail Selling Price of Domestic LPG cylinder is determined by the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs). The OMCs pay Refinery Gate Price (RPG) based on the Import Parity Price (IPP) for purchase of LPG. Import Parity Price is calculated on the basis of prevailing LPG prices in the International market.

In addition to the Refinery Gate Price, the Oil Marketing Companies also add Storage & Distribution Cost, Bottling Charges, Cylinder Cost ,Inland Freight, Delivery Charges, Distributor Commission and other Uncompensated Costs to arrive at the Retail Selling Price of Domestic LPG cylinder.

Domestic LPG cylinders is painted with Signal Red colour and contain 14.2kg of LPG, whereas commercial LPG cylinders are painted with Oxford Blue colour and contain 19kg of LPG. LPG sold for domestic purpose is subsidized by the Government. The Commercial LPG is sold to trade and commercial establishments at unsubsidized or market determined prices decided by the OMCs.


Chart of Historical Domestic LPG Non-Subsidised Prices in Kolkata

Historical Graph

  • I thank the 1 crore families for giving up LPG subsidy for the poor. It's not a small thing.

  • ~ Narendra Modi


Historical LPG Price Trend of India

In the 1970s Government of India introduced regulatory controls on production, imports, distribution and pricing of crude oil and petroleum products in India. This led to implementation of Administered Price Mechanism (APM) in the oil sector. Under APM , the Government of India was fixing (Artificial price fixing) the prices of Petroleum products. Hence the price rise or reduction was based on political decision of the present government and not on sound economic decision.

Government announced the dismantling of the Administered Pricing Mechanism (APM) effective April 01, 2002. But in order to insulate the Domestic LPG prices from the impact of unprecedented high international oil prices, the Government decided to provide subsidy on sale of domestic LPG at specified flat rates under the Budget. This resulted in huge subsidy / under-recovery burden arising out of selling petroleum products at a price below the prevailing international prices to the Govt of India through budgetary support, Public Sector Upstream Oil companies namely, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Oil India Limited (OIL) and GAIL (India) Limited (GAIL) by way of price discount on Crude oil and products and Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies, by absorbing a part of the under recovery.

Government of India launched Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG consumer (DBTL) scheme namely, ‘PAHAL’ on 1 Jan 2015. LPG consumers, who join the PAHAL scheme, will get the LPG cylinders at non-subsidized price and receive LPG subsidy (as per their entitlement) directly into their bank accounts. After introduction of DBTL, the state aim of Govt is that there will be no under-recovery burden on National Oil Companies (both upstream and downstream) and entire burden of subsidy on sale of Subsidized Domestic LPG will be borne by the Government.


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Domestic LPG Non-Subsidised
Prices in Metros

New Delhi 590.00
Mumbai 562.00
Chennai 606.50
Kolkata 616.50

(Rs./14.2Kg cylinder)
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Domestic LPG Non-Subsidised
(Rs./14.2Kg cylinder)

616.50

DATE PRICE   CHANGE
Sep 01, 2019   616.50      15.50
Aug 01, 2019   601.00      61.50
Jul 01, 2019   662.50    101.00
Jun 01, 2019   763.50      25.00
May 01, 2019   738.50        6.00
Apr 01, 2019   732.50        5.00
Mar 01, 2019   727.50      44.50
Feb 01, 2019   683.00      31.00
Jan 01, 2019   714.00    123.00
Dec 01, 2018   837.00    132.50
Nov 01, 2018   969.50      62.50
Oct 01, 2018   907.00      58.00
Sep 01, 2018   849.00      31.50
Aug 01, 2018   817.50      36.00
Jul 01, 2018   781.50      58.00
Jun 01, 2018   723.50      49.50
May 01, 2018   674.00        2.00
Apr 01, 2018   676.00      35.50
Mar 01, 2018   711.50      45.50
Feb 01, 2018   757.00        4.00
Jan 01, 2018   761.00        5.00
Dec 01, 2017   766.00        6.50
Nov 01, 2017   759.50      94.00
Oct 01, 2017   665.50      49.00
Sep 01, 2017   616.50      73.50
Aug 01, 2017   543.00      27.50
Jul 01, 2017   570.50        0.00
Jun 01, 2017   570.50      79.50
May 01, 2017   650.00      92.00