Cooking gas will now be available at select petrol pumps in metro cities after the Oil Ministry allowed the sale of five-kg cylinders at retail outlets. It has also permitted LPG connection portability, allowing consumers to choose or change their dealer at the press of a button, an official statement saidon Wednesday.

The five-kg cylinders will be priced at the market rate, which is more than double the subsidised price of Rs. 410 a 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi.

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