New Delhi: CNG price in the national capital was hiked by Rs 2.95 per kg and piped cooking gas by Re 1 due to a rise in input cost.
Compressed Natural Gas, or CNG, whose price was last cut by a steep Rs 14.90 per kg in February, will cost Rs 38.15 per kg from Saturday as against the current rate of Rs 35.20.
Rates of piped natural gas (PNG) that households use for cooking was hiked by Re 1 per standard cubic meters (scm).
The new consumer price of PNG to households in Delhi has been revised from Rs 24.50 per scm to Rs 25.50 per scm up to consumption of 36 scm in two months.
Beyond consumption of 36 scm in two months, the applicable rate in Delhi would be Rs 48 per scm.
Due to differential tax structure in Uttar Pradesh, CNG will cost Rs 43.50 in neighbouring Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad, Indraprastha Gas Ltd, the sole supplier of CNG and PNG in national capital region, said.