Good news! CNG, piped cooking gas get cheaper in Delhi-NCR - Check latest rates
In what comes as a good news, prices of CNG and piped cooking gas have been cut in Delhi and adjoining cities. The latest cut comes after a 12.5 per cent reduction in input natural gas rates, Indraprastha Gas Ltd said.
In what comes as a good news, prices of CNG and piped cooking gas have been cut in Delhi and adjoining cities. The latest cut comes after a 12.5 per cent reduction in input natural gas rates, Indraprastha Gas Ltd said. According to a statement released by the company, Compressed natural gas (CNG) sold to automobiles has been reduced by Rs 1.90 per kg in Delhi and by Rs 2.15 per kg in Noida. After the change, customers will have to pay Rs 45.20 per kg in Delhi and Rs 51.35 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad for CNG.
"The price of CNG being supplied by IGL in other areas shall remain unchanged as of now," the statement from Indraprastha Gas Ltd read. With this, the price of CNG in Delhi continues to remain the lowest in the entire country. It added that a new cashback scheme is being introduced for CNG fuelling through IGL Smart Card during offpeak hours at IGL CNG Stations. The customers will get a discount of Rs 1 per kg if they get CNG between 12 am and 6 am.
"In order to promote CNG fuelling during night, a discount of Rs 1 per kg shall be offered by IGL on the selling prices of CNG for filling between 12 am to 6 am at select outlets in Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad from now," the statement said. "Thus, the consumer price of CNG would be Rs 44.20 per kg in Delhi and Rs 50.35 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad during 12 am to 6 am at the select CNG stations."
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If the customers use IGL smart cards to make the purchase, they will be given additional cashback of Rs 0.50 per kg during select timings. The scheme will be applicable for CNG fuelling done only at IGL CNG stations through IGL Smart Cards between 11 am to 4 pm and 12 am to 6 am.
"The revision in retail price of CNG has been effected after taking into account the overall impact on the cost as a result of the reduction in prices of domestically produced natural gas notified by the government," the statement said.
Apart from this, IGL has also decided to cut the rates of its piped natural gas. In separate text messages, it informed that customers that the price has been reduced by Rs 0.90 per cubic metres in Delhi and by Rs 0.40 in towns of Uttar Pradesh. Piped natural gas supplied to kitchens in both the places will now be Rs 30.10 per standard cubic metres, it said.
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