Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) announced a hike in prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG) with effect from 6 am on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The natural gas supplier of the national capital region increased CNG prices by 70 paise per kg while PNG prices were raised by 91 paise per SCM (standard cubic meter). With the latest price revision, the CNG price in Delhi now stands at ₹ 43.40 per kg while PNG will be available for ₹ 28.41 per SCM. According to a statement released by the gas supplier, the prices of CNG have been revised to partially offset the impact on account of the increase in its operational, manpower, and fixed costs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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