The number of CNG stations in various States/UTs as of March 31, 2021, is at Annexure. Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) is the authority to grant authorization to the entities for developing of City Gas Distribution (CGD) network includes CNG stations, in Geographical Areas (GAs) as per PNGRB Act, 2006.
PNGRB identifies GAs for authorizing the development of CGD network in synchronization with the development of natural gas pipeline connectivity and natural gas availability.
As per Minimum Work Program assigned by PNGRB through competitive bidding the authorized entities will set up 8181 CNG stations across the country over a period of 8-10 years. Prices of CNG are market determined.