With effect from 6 a.m. on May 15, the price of compressed natural gas (CNG) in Delhi and surrounding towns has been increased by Rs 2 per kg.
CNG is now priced at Rs 73.61 per kilogramme in the national capital as a result of this increase. In Noida, it costs Rs 76.17 per kg. CNG costs Rs 81.94 per kilo in Gurugram after the recent price hike.
The company that sells CNG and piped cooking gas in the national capital and surrounding cities, Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL), has raised gas rates in other regions of the country as well.
CNG costs Rs 84.07 per kilogramme in Rewari. CNG costs Rs 82.27 per kilogramme in Karnal and Kaithal. It costs Rs 85.40 in Kanpur, Hamirpur, and Fatehpur. After the recent increase, CNG costs Rs 83.88 in Ajmer, Pali, and Rajsamand.
Since October of last year, when domestic and international gas prices began to rise as economies throughout the world recovered from the pandemic-induced downturn, city gas distributors have been boosting prices on a regular basis.
In the last three months of 2021, prices increased by Rs 8.74 per kg, and there has been a continuous increase of roughly 50 paise per kg virtually every week since January.
After the government more than doubled the price. Of natural gas to USD 6.1 per million. British thermal units on April 1, the rates have risen.
Last month, car, taxi, and minibus drivers across the country went on strike over a ‘historic’ increase in CNG prices.