New Delhi: Dining out will be costlier in the new year as Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), on Sunday, hiked the commercial liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder prices by Rs 25.
The new prices will come into effect immediately on the first day of the New Year 2023.
With this price hike, a 19-kg commercial cylinder in Delhi will cost Rs 1,769, Rs 1,721 in Mumbai, Rs 1,870 in Kolkata, and Rs 1,971 in Chennai.
However, there would be no change in the prices for domestic LPG.
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The decision of the OMCs will pinch the pocket of those who dine out at restaurants, hotels, orders, etc.
OMCs increased domestic cylinder prices last time on July 6, 2022. Prices were hiked four times during last year. These oil marketing companies, for the first time in the year, had increased domestic gas prices by Rs 50 in March 2022 and consequently raised them by Rs 50 and Rs 3.50 in May.
Finally, it hiked the prices of domestic cylinders by Rs 50 in July last year.
(With ANI inputs)