New Delhi, Jul 1: CNG price in national capital was today hiked by 25 paise per kg, Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) announced. While CNG price in Delhi was raised by 25 paise per kg in Delhi, increase in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad was 30 paise.
The new consumer price of Rs 36.85 per kg in Delhi and Rs 42.20 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad would be effective from midnight tonight, IGL said in a press release here. With the objective to boost CNG refuelling during non-peak hours, IGL will continue to offer a discount of Rs 1.50 per kg in the selling prices of CNG for filling between 12 am to 5 am at select outlets.
Thus, the consumer price of CNG would be Rs 35. 35 per kg in Delhi and Rs 40.70 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad during 12 am to 5 am at 230 CNG stations across the region. IGL said the hike has been necessitated due to recent appreciation of US dollar vis-à-vis rupee.