Following the conclusion of elections in five states, the price of CNG in Nagpur has risen by 20% to 120 rupees. CNG sold at Nagpur gasoline stations is the most expensive in the country, costing significantly more than petrol and diesel. Vehicle drivers are irritated by the price increase. Meanwhile the vehicle drivers claimed that the central government was attempting to impose financial hardship on the people by hiking prices excessively.
The price of CNG in Nagpur was 101 per kg for the last one year. But in a single day, it has gone up by 20 per cent to 120. This is affecting the CNG vehicle owners. Many automobile companies have introduced CNG vehicles along with electric vehicles. Consumers are in high demand for these vehicles as CNG fuel is getting more average than petrol and diesel.
Nagpur currently lacks a direct CNG pipeline, but it does get LNG from Dahej, Gujarat. They have rates that are international. LNG is converted to CNG and sold at pumps in Nagpur. CNG is selling at a premium in Nagpur, according to vendors, due to the lack of transportation costs and a government subsidy.
Pune and Mumbai, on the other hand, have CNG pipelines and depots. It is subsidised by the federal government. As a result, CNG costs about 265 per kilogramme. Haryana City Gas Company is currently laying CNG pipeline in Nagpur. Butibori has received the pipeline. According to the sellers, if CNG is made available in Nagpur via the pipeline, motorists will pay approximately 270 per kilogramme.