The price of an LPG cylinder in Kochi has now gone up to Rs.1,060.
The rate of domestic liquefied petroleum gas cylinders was on Wednesday hiked by Rs 50, the third increase in rates since May.
This is the second increase in LPG rate this month and the third in less than two months.
Non-subsidised domestic LPG now costs Rs 1,006.50 per 14.2-kg cylinder in Kochi.
The revised price of one 14.5 kg LPG cylinder is Rs 956.50.
In Kochi, the price of a commercial LPG cylinder is now Rs 2,095.5.
Rates of both subsidised and non-subsidised LPG prices were hiked, oil company officials said.
This is the third straight increase in prices in less than two months. Subsidised and non-subsidised LPG rates were hiked by Rs 25.50 per cylinder on July 1.
Those who use one LPG cylinder per month for cooking need only four units of electricity per day to complete cooking.
IOC chairman S M Vaidya on Monday launched missed call facility for availing new LPG connection anywhere in the country.