Lucknow news: After diesel-gas on the brightness of the tiles, now the effect of coal, the price increased by 15 to 20 percent

Building a house has become expensive now due to the increase in the cost of construction material. The increased prices of tiles have made up the right amount. Due to the increase in the price of petroleum products, especially coal, the prices of tiles have increased by 15 to 20 percent. In such a situation, people’s budget has started deteriorating in getting the house built and finished.

construction cost increased

According to Ramesh Aggarwal, a tile seller from Khurramnagar in Lucknow, the price has increased due to diesel and gas. Transportation has increased due to the cost of diesel, while in view of increasing pollution, gas has started to be used for cooking tiles in place of coal. This has also affected the prices. In such a situation, the price of tiles of 37 rupees square feet has increased by 4 to 5 rupees to 41 rupees.

Not only this, the price of highlighter tiles with five hundred rupees box has also increased to Rs 650. At present, the cost of installing tiles in 1200 square feet has increased from Rs 1 to 1.5 lakh to Rs 2 lakh.

According to tiles trader Ratish Mehrotra, coal is needed to cook the tiles. It is imported from Australia and New Zealand. The current coal crisis has had an impact on the market. However, many companies have started cooking tiles with gas.

Marble price according to quality
Marble prices have also increased by Rs 40-55 per square foot. The cost of installation and grinding has also become more than before. However, there are many different types of marbles available in the market. Normal white marble is available in Rs 45 to 55 per square foot. After this, goods ranging from 90 to 1500 and 2000 thousand rupees per square foot are available in the market.

According to the sellers, Italian marble is in high demand among the goods coming from outside. Marble trader Hitesh Verma says that mixed grain marble is stronger than marble of the same color.

Coal prices doubled
Satya Swaroop Sharma, owner of Sharma Coal Depot of Sadar Bazar, says that in a month, the price of coal has increased from Rs 8500 per tonne to Rs 14,000. At the same time, US coal, which used to get 16 to 17 thousand rupees per ton, has reached 28 thousand rupees. Coal in Aishbagh Mandi comes from Dhanbad, Jharia, Raniganj as well as US.

brick price hike
The effect of the shortage of coal and the increase in prices is also visible on bricks. The kiln owners have increased the price of bricks from 500 to 1000 rupees per thousand bricks. The price of one thousand avalan brick has increased from Rs 7000 to Rs 7500 to Rs 8000. According to brick trader Pawan Lakhwani, coal is used for making bricks. The cost has also increased due to shortage and increase in prices. Therefore, it has become a compulsion to increase the price.


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