New Delhi: Price of CNG in the national capital was on Friday increased by 25 paise per kg, Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) announced.
While the price in Delhi was raised by 25 paise per kg in Delhi, the increase in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad was 30 paise.
The new consumer price of Rs 36.85 per kg in Delhi and Rs 42.20 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad would be effective from the midnight of Friday and Saturday, IGL said in a press release here.
With the objective to boost CNG refuelling during non-peak hours, IGL will continue to offer a discount of Rs 1.50 per kg in the selling prices of CNG for filling between 12 a.m. and 5 a.m. at select outlets.
Thus, the consumer price of CNG would be Rs 35.35 per kg in Delhi and Rs 40.70 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad between 12 a.m. and 5 a.m. at 230 CNG stations across the region.
IGL said the hike has been necessitated due to recent appreciation of the US dollar vis-a-vis the rupee.