Following the steep 62 per cent hike in prices of domestically produced gas announced by the Union Government, Gujarat Gas increased the retail price of compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG) by Rs 2.50 and Rs 9.50 respectively. Meanwhile, Mahanagar Gas has also increased the retail price of CNG and PNG by Rs 2 each with immediate effect.

On October 1, 2021 the Union Government increased the price of natural gas produced from domestic fields by 62 per cent to $2.90 per unit. This has been the first hike in two years that is expected to push up the cost of CNG and PNG.