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PNG price hike: Delhi govt to look into issue

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, February 10, 2013
First Published: 23:41 IST(10/2/2013) | Last Updated: 23:43 IST(10/2/2013)

A day after the prices of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) were hiked, Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said her government would examine a proposal for a possible subsidy. According to sources, this might be announced in the forthcoming Budget Session.


The Indraprastha Gas Limited on Saturday had announced a hike in the selling price of domestic PNG in Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad with effect from February 10.

The new consumer price being revised to Rs. 23.50 per standard cubic metre (SCM) for consumption of up to 30 SCM in two months and to Rs. 35.50 per SCM beyond that.

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