CNG price was hiked by Rs 2 per kg in Delhi-NCR; check out details.
The price of compressed natural gas CNG in Delhi and adjoining cities has been hiked by Rs 2 per kg, with effect from 6 am on May 15.
CNG is now priced at Rs 73.61 per kg in the national capital. It is priced at Rs 76.17 per kg in Noida. CNG is retailing at Rs 81.94 per kg in Gurugram.
Indraprastha Gas Ltd IGL, the firm that retails CNG and piped cooking gas in the national capital and adjoining cities, has hiked gas prices in some other parts of the country as well.
CNG retails in Rewari at Rs 84.07 per kg. CNG retails in Karnal and Kaithal at Rs 82.27 per kg. It is at Rs 85.40 in Fatehpur, Hamirpur and Kanpur. After the latest hike, Pali and Rajsamand CNG retails at Rs 83.88.
Since October last year, city gas distributors have been raising prices when domestic as well as international gas prices began to climb as economies around the world recovered from the pandemic-induced slowdown.
In the last three months of 2021, prices increased by 8.74 per kg, and from January there was a steady increase of about 50 paise a kg almost every week.
The rates have gone up after the government doubled the price of natural gas to USD 6.1 per million British thermal unit from April 1.
The unions of taxi drivers, mini bus drivers, and others in the national capital went on a strike last month due to the 'unprecedented' hike in rates of CNG.