New Delhi: A day after increasing the prices of petrol and diesel, oil marketing companies (OMC) ,on Wednesday, raised the rate of non-subsidised LPG cylinder by Rs. 21. A non-subsidised domestic LPG cylinder in Delhi will now cost Rs. 548.50.

Non-subsidised LPG is the one that consumers buy after exhausting their quota of 12 cylinders a year.

The three fuel retailers – Indian Oil Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum and Bharat Petroleum, revise jet fuel and non-subsidised LPG prices on the first day of every month, based on the average international price in the preceding month.

The rate of aviation fuel (ATF) has also been increased by a steep 9.2% owing to the steep rise in international crude oil prices.

Petrol price was on Tuesday hiked by Rs. 2.58 a litre and diesel by Rs. 2.26 per litre, the second increase in rates this month. Petrol will now cost Rs. 65.60 a litre in Delhi while diesel will cost Rs. 53.93/litre.