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After the price cut, the LPG cylinder will cost Rs 579 in Mumbai which was earlier Rs 714.50, in Kolkata the rate will be Rs 584.50 and in Chennai it will cost Rs 569.50.
Indian refiners have been forced to cut refinery run rates as shutting down of factories, suspension of flights, stopping of trains and vehicular traffic going off roads shrank demand. Since LPG is produced alongside petrol, diesel and kerosene when crude oil is processed, its availability from domestic refineries has reduced.
MRPL normally produces 2,500 tonnes of LPG, 20,000 tonnes of diesel and 2,500 tonnes of petrol.
All precautions are being taken to protect our employees amid the coronavirus outbreak, however, the “round the clock” production of fuel has not been affected, Arvind Kumar, Executive Director of the refinery told reporters.
The government transfers the subsidy amount directly into the bank accounts which the beneficiaries use to buy LPG at the market price.
The company is currently in talks with the Mizoram government for setting up the bottling plant in the state, said G Ramesh, chief general manager of the IOC.
Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 18.22 million tonnes, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed.
This is being done in tune with the decision of World LPG Association to have at least 50 per cent of LPG from bio mass, including vegetable waste, by 2040, S S V Ramkumar said.
The Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, and Steel, who is on a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh, was talking to reporters on his arrival at the Swami Vivekananda Airport here.
"The LPG price is derived based on the international market price for the previous month," the ministry said in a statement.
"I agree with these members of the BJP as they protest the astronomical 150 Rs price hike in LPG cylinders," Gandhi tweeted along with the picture of BJP leaders, including Smriti Irani, protesting rise in cooking gas prices.
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said with an average of 12 cylinder refills by each of the 25.21 crore consumers in this country, the common people will have to shell out Rs 43,562 crore annually with this hike.
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The net profit at Rs 1,250.65 crore, or Rs 2.77 a share, in October-December, was 25.6 percent lower than Rs 1,681.23 crore, or Rs 3.73 per share, profit earned in the same period a year ago, the company said in regulatory filings.
The researchers, including those from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada, found that additional incentives to encourage regular use of cooking gas are necessary for a complete transition to clean cooking fuel among poor rural households.
Question is when will the travesty going to end, Dev asked, asserting that the hike was "injustice towards the poor people".
The government on December 31, raised train fares marginally by one paise to four paise per kilometer depending on the travel class. It also hiked LPG cylinder rates by Rs 19 per cylinder.
Price of Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF), used to power aeroplanes, was raised by Rs 1,637.25 per kilolitre, or 2.6 per cent, to Rs 64,323.76 per kl in Delhi, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.
IAC also sought a reduction in GST on auto LPG kits to 5 percent from 28 percent.
Non-subsidised or market priced LPG, which consumers buy after exhausting their quota of 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates, will now cost Rs 574.50 with effect from midnight tonight, IOC said in a statement.
The use of LPG by PMUY beneficiary household depends on several factors, which include food habits, cooking habits, availability and accessibility to LPG, price of LPG, free availability of firewood and cow dung, he said.
The cooking gas in Delhi will be priced at Rs 637 per cylinder from midnight tonight as against Rs 737.50 currently
The price of Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) was hiked by Rs 1,595.63 per kilolitre, or 2.5 per cent, to Rs 65,067.85 per kl in the national capital.
Fuel consumption in February totalled 17.41 million tonnes as compared to 16.77 million tonnes in the same month last year, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the Oil Ministry showed.