Indraprastha Gas (IGL) has increased prices of CNG by up to Rs 1.26 per kg in Delhi and adjoining cities following a 16.5 per cent rise in domestic natural gas price. The price of piped natural gas (PNG) supplied to kitchens also been raised by 80 paisa per standard cubic meter in Delhi and 91 paise per scm in adjoining cities.
The company has increased CNG price by 95 paisa per kg in Delhi, while for users in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad, the increase would be Rs 1.26 per kg because of differential tax rates.
The increase in rates follows government raising natural gas price by 16.5 per cent to $2.89 per million British thermal unit, the first increase in nearly three years. The new CNG price in Delhi is Rs 39.71 per kg and Rs 49.20 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad.
Indraprastha Gas (IGL) is engaged in distribution of CNG and PNG in Delhi. IGL laid the network for the distribution of natural gas in the National Capital of Delhi to consumers in the domestic, transport, and commercial sectors.