CNG and piped cooking gas price in the national capital and adjoining cities was on Saturday cut in sync with a reduction in natural gas prices. Indraprastha Gas Ltd in a statement said the CNG price will be reduced by ₹1.53 per kg in Delhi and by ₹1.70 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad.
The new consumer price of ₹42.70 per kg in Delhi and ₹48.38 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida & Ghaziabad would be effective from 6.00 am on October 4, 2020, it said. The revised CNG price in Muzaffarnagar would be ₹56.55 per kg, in Karnal & Kaithal would be ₹50.68 per kg, in Rewari & Gurugram would be ₹53.40 per kg and in district Kanpur would be ₹59.80 per kg.
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Along with automobile segment, the benefit of reduction in gas prices has been extended to the household segment also. IGL will cut piped cooking gas (PNG) prices effective October 4 across all cities. The consumer price of PNG to the households in Delhi has been decreased by ₹1.05 per scm from ₹28.55 per scm to ₹27.50 per scm, while the applicable price of domestic PNG to households in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad would be ₹27.45 per scm, which has gone down by Re 1 per scm from ₹28.45 per scm.
In Karnal and Rewari, the applicable price of domestic PNG would now be ₹27.55 per scm, which has been reduced by ₹1.05 per scm. The revised PNG price in Gurugram would be ₹28.20 per scm, and in Muzzafarnagar would be ₹32.75 per scm. IGL is supplying PNG to around 9.5 lakh households in Delhi and around 5 lakh households in Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Muzzafarnagar, Karnal and Rewari.
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"With the revised price, CNG would offer over 62 per cent savings towards the running cost when compared to petrol-driven vehicles at the current level of prices in Delhi. When compared to diesel-driven vehicles, the economics in favour of CNG at revised price would be over around 40 per cent," IGL said.
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