India has witnessed an increasing trend in sale of CNG during 2012-13 to 2016-17. Compound annual growth rate of 6.81% has been observed in Sale of CNG in India during the above said period. Sale of CNG was 1817.8 thousand metric tonnes (TMT) in India during 2012-13. It has increased by 6.06% to 1927.954 TMT during 2013-14 compared to 2012-13. We have seen annual growth of 5.8% in sale of CNG in India during 2015-16 over 2014-15 from 2037.244 TMT. Sale of CNG was 2365.5 TMT in India during 2016-17, up by 9.75% versus 2155.43 TMT during 2015-16.
Maximum annual growth of 9.75% has been found in 2016-17 in sale of CNG in India during the period under consideration.
As on 31st March 2017, the number of CNG stations in India was 1233. There were States/UTs namely Gujarat, Delhi, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh / Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, West Bengal, Karnataka and Chandigarh in India which providing CNG sale facility during 2012-13 to 2016-17. The top 3 States/UTs in terms of number of CNG stations as on 31.03.2017; were Delhi, Gujarat and Maharashtra having 421, 396 and 245 stations respectively. The top 3 States/UTs in terms of sale of CNG during 2016-17 were Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat having 803.84, 592.59 and 546.31 TMT respectively.
Note: NA: Not Available; *: GAIL Gas is operating in 5 states, Adani Gas in 3 states and BGL & IGL operating in two States. Hence, their number is taken once only; ** : The No. of CNG vehicles for GGL and VGL are based on average no. of vehicles filled at company’s CNG stations per day; Source: Petroleum Planning & Analysis Cell.
Resource Title: CNG activities in India as on 31.03.2017