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CNG costlier by 35 paisa, PNG by 81 paisa in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

CNG price was today hiked by 35 paisa per kg in the national capital following increase in labour cost because of rise in minimum wages notified by the

Announcing the revision in price, Ltd (IGL) said the consumer price of CNG in will be increased by 35 paisa per kg and by 40 paisa per kg in Noida, Greater and

"The new consumer price of Rs 37.65 per kg in and Rs 43.15 per kg in Noida, Greater & would be effective from midnight tonight," the company said in a statement.

IGL said it will continue to offer a discount of Rs 1.50 per kg on the selling prices of CNG for filling between 12.30 am to 5.30 am at select outlets.

Also, the rates of cooking gas piped to kitchens was hiked by 81 paisa per cubic meters.

"The price of domestic piped natural gas (PNG) in will increase from Rs 24.05 per scm to Rs 24.86 per scm and in Noida, Greater and will increase from Rs 25.56 per scm to Rs 26.37 per scm," it said.

IGL said that the increase in retail prices of CNG and PNG has been effected due to increase in operational expenses as a result of hike in minimum wages notified by the recently.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 22:02 IST