Now pay more for CNG, domestic PNG
Ahmedabad: After steep hike in petrol and diesel prices, consumers will now have to cough up more for compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG) for cooking. Adani Total Gas Limited (ATGL) on Thursday increased CNG and domestic PNG prices in Ahmedabad. The company raised the retail price of CNG in Ahmedabad by 68 paise per kilogram (kg) to Rs 55.30 a kg from Rs 54.62 per kg. For the residential consumers, the company hiked the domestic PNG price by 44 paise per standard cubic meter (SCM) to Rs 29.50/SCM from Rs 29.06/SCM. The new rates are effective from July 8. The company has 4 lakh PNG connections in Ahmedabad. ATGL had last revised CNG and residential PNG prices for Ahmedabad in February this year City gas distribution companies in other states have also started raising CNG and PNG prices. Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) also raised CNG and domestic PNG prices in Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad areas with effect from July 8.