Union minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) mother station of Central India in the city on Friday. The initiative is a part of efforts to promote green vehicles with an aim to check pollution.
The station set up by Rawmatt has come up in Kalamna off the Inner Ring Road. Mayor Nanda Jichkar and Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) transport committee chairman Bunty Kukde were among those present on the occasion.
Talking to the media, Gadkari said the use of CNG as an alternative to conventional fuel will play an important role in controlling rising pollution levels in a developing city like Nagpur.
With the setting up of the CNG station, the NMC from next week is all set to operate seven of its standard city buses (Aapli Bus) converted to CNG from diesel. Read More
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