CNG supply begins in Patna
The supply of (CNG) began at two petrol pumps on Bypass Road and Rukanpura in Patna on Tuesday, two days after the inauguration of the city gas distribution (CGD) system by Prime Minister in .
According to sources, approximately 50 CNG-fuelled autorickshaws have arrived in the state capital. While an auto can run up to 45km with 1 kg CNG, a four-wheeler can cover a distance of 30km. Installing a CNG kit in an auto with a tank having a capacity of 4-5kg costs around Rs 20,000-25,000. Similarly, installing a kit of 10kg capacity in hatchbacks costs around Rs 30,000-Rs 35,000.
Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) officials claim CNG costs around Rs 63.47 per kg in Patna. The prices of diesel and petrol, on the other hand, were Rs 69.39 and Rs 75.08 per litre, respectively on Tuesday.