PNG for 2.5lac househoulds in Hyderabad by 2021

Dharmendra Pradhan,minister of state for Petroleum and Natural gas on Sunday, have reported that Bhagyanagar Gas Limited, a joint venture of GAIL (India) Ltd and HPCL(Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited) , will connect one lakh new households in Hyderabad to Piped Natural Gas (PNG) within next two years and more than 2.5 lakh by 2021.

“Only 1,140 households have been linked with PNG in Hyderabad. Though there is a primary network, due to lack of monitoring and strategy it could not penetrate. Now I am pledging my commitment,” Pradhan told reporters.

He even told “I have taken review and found the anomalies. I have anew business plan for Bhagyanagar Gas. Within next two years, one lakh new households will be connected through PNG”  He informed that very soon a pipeline will be connected from Mallavaram to Ramagundam.The government is committed to carryout Ramagundam fertiliser plant and for that pipeline is being laid out. So, pipeline work will start from Ramagundam to Mallavaram which will facilitate the early commencement of Ramagundam fertiliser unit.


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