new Delhi. Even though there has been a break in the price of petrol and diesel across the country for the last 5 months, but the prices of CNG are increasing continuously. After the assembly elections in five states, there has been a big increase in the price of CNG. The price of CNG in Nagpur, Maharashtra has become a reason for discussion all over the country. The reason is that the price of CNG here has exceeded the rate of petrol and diesel. CNG is being sold at Rs 120 per kg (CNG Price in Nagpur) in Nagpur. Let us tell you that Nagpur is the hometown of Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.
CNG rates in Nagpur are the highest as compared to other cities across the country. Not only this, petrol and diesel are also very expensive in this city. In Nagpur, on March 5, the price of CNG was Rs 100 per kg, but now its price has increased by 20 per cent to Rs 120 per kg.
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There are only 3 CNG pumps in the city
In this beautiful city of Maharashtra, on March 7, the price of petrol is Rs 109.75 per liter and the price of diesel is Rs 92.51 per liter. In Nagpur, LNG is imported from Gujarat and then it is processed and converted into CNG. This is the reason why the price of CNG here is the highest in the country. Not only this, there are only 3 CNG pumps in Nagpur which are run by a private company. The same company has a monopoly on CNG fuel in Nagpur.
prices may drop
However, officials of the same company say that the work of laying gas pipeline till Nagpur is going on. After the completion of this work, the price of CNG may come down.
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CNG becomes costlier in Delhi-NCR
Let us tell you that once again the price of CNG has increased in Delhi-NCR. IGL company has increased the price of CNG by Rs 0.50 per kg in Delhi and adjoining cities on Tuesday. This has been done after the hike in gas prices internationally. So far this year, CNG prices have been increased by about Rs 4 per kg.
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