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Unified tariff to raise input cost 5-6% but no huge impact on consumer: IGL

Hike in retail price will be marginal as transportation tariff for national pipelines makes up only an eighth of the final consumer price

Indraprastha Gas Limited
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The unified tariff structure is part of the government's strategy to have a single gas market and to increase the share of natural gas to 15 per cent of the energy basket from the current 6 per cent

Shine Jacob New Delhi
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board's (PNGRB) decision to go for a 'unified' tariff structure for pipelines is expected to increase input cost of Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) by about 5-6 per cent. 

IGL managing director A K Jana has said the impact of unified tariff will be minimal and part of it will be passed on to consumers. The hike in retail price will, however, be marginal as the transportation tariff for national pipelines constitutes only one-eighth of the final consumer price.

"In a few geographical areas, we will be having some impact, but that will be a

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First Published: Nov 29 2020 | 4:27 PM IST

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