A huge cut in the rate of CNG and PNG, know how cheap you will get now
Rates reduced in Mumbai
The people of the country’s financial capital Mumbai will get the benefit of a reduction in CNG and PNG made by Mahanagar Gas. The reduced prices of CNG and PNG have come into effect from Tuesday night. As a major relief, Mahanagar Gas announced a reduction in the prices of PNG and CNG.
how much did the price drop
In Mumbai, the price of PNG has been reduced by Rs 4 per standard cubic meter by Mahanagar Gas. Due to this the price of PNG has come down to Rs 48.50 per SCM. At the same time, the price of CNG has come down by Rs 6 per kg to Rs 80 per kg.
There will be a saving of 18%
In the case of PNG users, the most commonly used alternative product of PNG is Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). In comparison, the savings of PNG users will be 18 percent.
48% cheaper than petrol
At the same time, the revised price of CNG will provide an attractive savings of about 48 percent to the people in comparison to the current petrol price in Mumbai. Mahanagar Gas has said that its domestic PNG provides consumers with great convenience, safety, reliability, and environment friendly, saving about 18 percent over the current rate of LPG.
Prices were increased this month
It is to be known that in the first week of August, Mahanagar Gas had increased the prices of CNG and PNG by the same amount as has been cut now. This was the sixth hike in CNG and PNG prices since April this year. On 2 August 2022, Mahanagar Gas increased the prices of CNG and PNG in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) by Rs 6/kg and Rs 4/scs respectively. Thereafter, the city’s rickshaw and taxi unions raised the demand for a hike in fares.
8 lakh CNG consumers
In the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, there are over 8 lakh CNG consumers. There are many auto-taxi and bus owners among them. At the same time, there are more than 3 lakh private car users in the sector, who opted for green fuel due to being eco-friendly as well as being cheaper than petrol and diesel. There are also 18 lakh families in MMR who use PNG. Meanwhile, there is no respite from the reduction in gas prices in the national capital Delhi. At the same time, the price of PNG in domestic kitchens here was recently increased by Rs 2.63 per unit. The price of piped cooking gas in Delhi is Rs 50.59 per standard cubic meter.