In 8 yrs, UP to have 222 new CNG stations

In 8 yrs, UP to have 222 new CNG stations

Uttar Pradesh will soon witness a change in the gas distribution network in cities. Piped natural gas (PNG) supply would reach 7.84 lakh homes in 22 districts of the state while 222 new CNG stations would come up in the next eight years.


46 CNG stations would be constructed in Aligarh and Hathras districts in the next eight years.24 CNG stations would come up in Allahabad, Kaushambi and Bhadohi.20 CNG stations would come up in Amethi, Pratapgarh, Rae Bareli and Bulandshahr.27 CNG stations to come up in Auraiyya, Kanpur Dehat and Etawah04 each in Ayodhya and Sultanpur36 in Gorakhpur, Sant Kabir Nagar, Kushi Nagar36 in Meerut, Muzaffarnagar and Shamli27 in Moradabad02 in Unnao

AK Ganjoo, executive director, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), UP, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi would lay the foundation stone for city gas distribution projects in 65 geographical areas across the country.

“The projects have an investment potential of Rs 2,700 crore in the next five years and are expected to generate 24,000 direct jobs in the state,” he said.

In nine geographical regions of 22 districts in UP, the PM would be inaugurating these projects on November 22 from Vigyan Bhavan (Delhi) through teleconferencing. Read More

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