Indraprastha Gas Ltd has raised CNG price in Delhi and Rewari by 40 paise per kg to offset higher input costs but reduced the rates by 45 paise in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad in the capital’s neighbourhood by passing on the benefit of tax cut announced by the UP government.
Nashik Municipal Corporation is in the process of identifying land for providing compressed natural gas.
At a time when the government is promoting vehicles running on compressed natural gas (CNG), motor vehicles department(MVD) has noticed malpractice in the supply of CNG kits by a centre in Kochi.
All 400-odd petrol pumps along with linked CNG dispensing units in the national capital will remain shut Monday in protest against Delhi government’s refusal to reduce VAT on fuels, the Delhi Petrol Dealers Association (DPDA) said in a statement.
The price of CNG has been increased by Rs 1.70 per kg in Delhi and Rs. 1.95 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad.
Till now, users of petrol and diesel were complaining of sharp rise in fuel prices.
The government may from October raise price of domestic natural gas by over 14 per cent, a move that will translate into higher CNG price and increased cost of electricity and urea production.
A natural gas price hike to the tune of a massive 15% may be on the cards, as the government has decided to raise the price of domestically produced natural gas to $3.50 per million metric British thermal units for the next six-month period, CNBC Awaaz reported citing sources.
The CNG filling stations in Surat and south Gujarat ended their ongoing strike after the Gujarat Gas Limited (GGL) is learnt to have partially accepted their demands during a meeting in Gandhinagar on Friday.
Nearly 16 years after Delhi’s entire bus fleet started to run on CNG to reduce air pollution, authorities are now pitching for an even cleaner alternative, hydrogen-CNG (H-CNG).