Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Government taking steps for promotion of CNG services in the country

Posted On: 11 AUG 2021 2:31PM by PIB Delhi

Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri RameswarTeli today informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that Union Government is taking steps for promotion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) services in the country. The number of CNG stations in various States/UTs as on 31.03.2021 is at Annexure. Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) is the authority to grant authorization to the entities for developing of City Gas Distribution (CGD) network includes CNG stations,in Geographical Areas (GAs) as per PNGRB Act, 2006.  PNGRB identifies GAs for authorizing the development of CGD network in synchronization with the development of natural gas pipeline connectivity and natural gas availability. As per Minimum Work Program assigned by PNGRB through competitive bidding the authorized entities will set up 8181 CNG stations across the country over a period of 8-10 years. Prices of CNG are market determined.

Annexure

 

CNG stations in various States/UTs as on 31.03.2021

Sl. No.

States/UTs

Numbers of CNG Stations (Cumulative)

1.

Andhra Pradesh

85

2.

Assam

1

3.

Bihar

13

4.

Chandigarh (UT)

11

5.

Chhattisgarh

0

6.

Dadra Nagar Haveli (UT)

7

7.

Daman & Diu (UT)

13

8.

Delhi (UT)

436

9.

Goa

7

10.

Gujarat

779

11.

Haryana

186

12.

Himachal Pradesh

1

13.

Jharkhand

25

14.

Karnataka

72

15.

Kerala

27

16.

Madhya Pradesh

102

17.

Maharashtra

488

18.

Odisha

24

19.

Puducherry (UT)

0

20

Punjab

101

21

Rajasthan

67

22.

Tamil Nadu

23

23.

Telangana

97

24.

Tripura

12

25.

Uttar Pradesh

485

26.

Uttarakhand

17

27.

West Bengal

15

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