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Delhi: Price of piped cooking gas increased by Rs 2.63 per unit, for the 2nd time in 10 days: check the latest rates

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: The prices of piped LPG (PNG) supplied in Delhi and surrounding cities have increased once again. Where the prices of PNG have become expensive by Rs 2.63 per unit. PNG prices have been raised for the second time in less than two weeks. Indraprastha Gas Limited, which supplies PNG and CNG in the national capital and adjoining areas, said that the price of PNG in Delhi will now be Rs 50.59 per cubic metre. Till now it was Rs 47.96 per unit.

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IGL tweeted on Friday that this hike will partially offset the increase in the cost of production of gas. Earlier on July 26, the price of PNG was increased by Rs 2.1 per unit. It is worth mentioning that the government has made it necessary to use expensive imported LNG to meet the increased demand. Due to this the price of gas has increased. Public sector company GAIL fixes rates on an average of locally produced and imported gas before supplying it to city gas distributors.

Delhi NCR: IGL has not increased the price of CNG. The price of CNG has been kept at Rs 75.61 per kg. IGL said that now the price of PNG in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad has gone up to Rs 50.46 per cubic meter. Whereas in Gurugram it has become Rs 48.79 per unit.

Due to this increased gas prices: The government has made it necessary to use expensive imported LNG to meet the increased demand, due to which the price of gas has increased. Public sector company GAIL fixes rates on an average of locally produced and imported gas before supplying it to city gas distributors. Before Delhi, the prices of PNG have also increased in other cities of the country.

CNG prices were increased in Mumbai: Let us tell you that before Delhi, the prices of PNG were also increased in Mumbai. Mahanagar Gas Ltd. (MGL) had increased the price of CNG in Mumbai by Rs 6 per kg and PNG by Rs 4 per unit. MGL had said in its statement that, “Due to the increase in the cost of production of gas, we are also having to increase the price. The retail price of CNG is being increased to Rs 86 per kg and that of PNG to Rs 52.50 per kg.

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