Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

CAQM reviews the progress of commissioning of gas infrastructure/ PNG/ CNG connectivity in the NCR

Switching over to cleaner fuels in NCR  - A priority for the CAQM

CAQM directs CGDs to expedite commissioning of infrastructure

74.5% industrial areas in NCR has achieved gas connectivity and infrastructure

By September 2023, all industrial areas will be connected by gas infrastructure: CGD

The approved fuel list to be  completely in force in NCR w.e.f. 01.01.2023

Posted On: 07 OCT 2022 5:26PM by PIB Delhi

The Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR & Adjoining Areas (CAQM) held a review meeting today with the eleven (11) City Gas Distributers (CGDs) of NCR and Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG) to take stock of the status of commissioning of gas infrastructure/ PNG/ CNG connectivity in the Districts of the National Capital Region (NCR).  Considering the compelling necessity to fight air pollution arising out of industrial activities and vehicles, CAQM has directed expeditious commissioning of gas infrastructure in the entire NCR well before the next winter season.

As per information available, the entire NCR has been divided into 24 GAs and same has been divided among 11 CGDs. The 11 CGDs are responsible for providing gas connectivity to the GAs allotted to them. These 11 CGDs are as follows:



Name of the Entity

Authorized Geographical Areas (GAs)


Indraprastha                    Gas Limited (7)

  1. NCT of Delhi
  2. Gautam Buddh Nagar,
  3. Ghaziabad & Hapur,
  4. Meerut (EAAA), Muzaffarnagar & Shamli
  5. Gurugram
  6. Karnal
  7. Rewari


Adani Total Gas Limited (4)

  1. Khurja
  2. Faridabad
  3. Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri &Mahendragarh
  4. Nuh & Palwal





GAIL Gas Limited (3)

  1. Meerut
  2. Taj Trapezium Zone
  3. Sonipat


Indian     Oil     Adani     Gas Private Limited (3)

  1. Panipat
  2. Bulandshahr (part) Dist
  3. Bulandshahr (EAAA), Aligarh & Hathras


HPCL (1)

i.       Sonipat (EAAA) and Jind


BPCL (1)

i.       Rohtak


Baghpat Green        Energy Pvt Limited (1)

i.       Baghpat


Torrent Gas Pvt Ltd (1)

i.       Alwar (Other than Bhiwadi) & Jaipur


Haryana City Gas (KCE) Pvt Ltd (1)

i.       Jhajjar


Haryana           City         Gas Distribution Limited (1)

i.       Gurugram


Haryana City Gas Distribution (Bhiwadi) Limited (1)

i.       Bhiwadi (in Alwar Dist)


The NCR has a total 240 Industrial Areas out of which gas connectivity and infrastructure has been achieved in 74.5% industrial areas (179 Industrial Areas). In NCR there are 963 CNG Stations; 22,24,055 domestic PNG connections; 5,185 commercial PNG connections; and 5,361 Industrial Connections.

Switching over of industries in NCR to the “approved” clean fuels including PNG is a priority for the CAQM. The Commission has already directed the NCR State Governments to phase out coal from NCR and completely avoid use of coal w.e.f. 01.01.2023 (except Thermal Power Plants). In effect, the approved fuel list shall be completely in force in the entire NCR w.e.f. 01.01.2023.




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