PNGRB to hold roadshow for 10th city Gas Distribution on Jan 23

Published: Jan 21, 2019, 6:35 am IST

(UNI) Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB), the nodal agency for facilitating economic activities in natural gas distribution, is organising a roadshow here on Wednesday for promoting 10th City Gas Distribution (CGD) bidding round.
The recently concluded 9th CGD bidding round for 86 Geographical Areas (GAs) covering 174 districts in 21 states / UTs attracted great interest from investors across the sector, wherein 406 bids were received from 38 organisations (including 8 new and 2 overseas investors), a statement said here on Monday.
This round received minimum work commitment of 2.2 crore domestic PNG connections, setting up of 4600 CNG stations and laying of 1.16 lakh inch-km of steel pipeline.
The 10th CGD Bidding Round comprising 50 GAs covering 124 districts in 14 states was launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on November 22 last year in New Delhi.
This roadshow at Vizag on January 23 is part of the series of roadshows which are being organised by PNGRB across India before the deadline for bid submissions on Feb 5.