CM HAILS THIS CONSUMER FRIENDLY INITIATIVE AND PROMISES TO EXTEND ALL SUPPORT FOR THIS VENTURE
RESIDENTS OF MOHALI, ZIRAKPUR AND BANUR TO GET PIPED GAS SUPPLY WITHIN NEXT THREE MONTHS
FIRST CNG STATION OF MOHALI TO BE INAUGURATED ON NOVEMBER 11
Chandigarh: In a significant development, Mohali was all set to become the first city in Punjab to join the premier league of cities having the City Gas Distribution (CGD) network in the country.
A decision to this effect was taken during a meeting of the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal with a joint delegation of Adani Gas and Indian Oil Corporation that called on him at his residence this morning.
During the meeting delegation headed by Mr. Bashit Dholakia and CEO of Adani Gas Mr. Rajeev Sharma apprised the Chief Minister that the Geographical region of Chandigarh which includes Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula has been selected for CGD network. They apprised Mr. Badal that the residents of Mohali, Zirakpur and Banaur towns would get the Gas Pipe line connections at their premises within coming three months.
The Chief Minister assured fulsome support and cooperation to the delegation for ensuring timely implementation of this consumer friendly initiative. Acceding to the request of delegation, Mr. Badal also gave his concurrence to inaugurate the first CNG station in sector 56 of Mohali on November 11 at Indian Oil Petrol Pump. The function would also be attended by Union Minister for Petroleum Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan.
Welcoming the decision to introduce gas pipeline, the Chief Minister said that that it was a safe, pollution free and economically viable fuel for the people. He said that the introduction of this mode of fuel would immensely benefit the people by providing them an alternate source of energy to make their lives far more convenient and comfortable. Likewise, he said that it would also reduce the pressure on LPG distribution in urban sector thereby enormously improving the quality of life of people residing in rural sector.
Prominent amongst others who were present in the meeting included Special Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Gaggandip Singh Brar, Executive Director (Business Development-Gas) Indian Oil Mr. SK Sharma and Senior Divisional Retail Sales Manager Indian Oil Mr. Sachin Sharma.
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