PNG for Cooking in Metro Cities

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Providing Piped Natural Gas (PNG) connections are part of the development of City Gas Distribution (CGD) Network and the same is being carried out by the entities authorised by Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB). After completion of 11A CGD bidding round, 300 Geographical Areas (GAs) covering about 98% of the population and 88% of total geographical area of the country spread over around 630 districts in 28 states/UTs, including metropolitan cities and district headquarters situated within the GAs, have been covered under the CGD network. As per Minimum Work Plan (MWP) targetdetermined by PNGRB, authorized CGD entities have to provide approx.12.50 crore PNG (D) connections across the country by 2032.

In order to further expand the reach of natural gas in the country, PNGRB has launched 12th and 12A CGD Bidding Rounds, covering the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Manipur and remaining parts of Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir and the entire UT of Ladakh.


This information was given by the THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS SHRI RAMESWAR TELI, in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.



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