Identification of Cities for City Gas Distribution Projects

By | March 9, 2016

Identification of Cities for City Gas Distribution Projects 

            The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today that in year 2007, Government has established Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) under the PNGRB Act 2006.  Under the Act, PNGRB grant authorization to the entities for developing a City Gas Distribution (CGD) network in the specified Geographical Area (GA) of the country through a bidding process. (PNGRB) has envisaged a phased roll out plan for development of CGD networks in several Geographical Areas (GAs) in various States. The GAs are included in bidding rounds in a phased manner depending on the natural gas pipeline connectivity/natural gas availability and feasibility for grant of authorization to develop CGD networks in the country. PNGRB has identified 34 GAs for which bids were invited on 1stOctober 2015. The list of 34 GAs bid under the 6th round of CGD bidding is at Annexure-I.

PNGRB has envisaged a phased roll out plan for development of CGD networks in the country depending on the natural gas pipeline connectivity/natural gas availability in the country including the State of Tamilnadu.

 

Annexure-I

List of GAs covered under 6th round of CGD bidding

S.No State/ Union Territory District (GA) S. No State/ Union Territory District (GA)
1 Madhya Pradesh Dhar 19 Madhya Pradesh Shahdol
2 Gujarat Dahod 20 Karnataka Gadag
3 Maharashtra Ahmadnagar 21 Madhya Pradesh Jhabua
4 Gujarat Banaskantha 22 Uttarakhand Nainital
5 Uttar Pradesh Saharanpur 23 Haryana Rewari
6 Uttar Pradesh Raebareli 24 Goa North Goa
7 Uttar Pradesh Mainpuri 25 Madhya Pradesh Datia
8 Uttar Pradesh Ramabai Nagar 26 Punjab Rupnagar
9 Karnataka Chitradurga 27 Punjab Fatehgarh Sahib
10 Haryana Bhiwani 28 Gujarat Dahej-Vagra Taluka
11 Maharashtra Ratnagiri 29 Uttar Pradesh Amethi
12 Gujarat Amreli 30 Gujarat Ahmedabad (excluding the area already authorized)
13 Punjab Bhatinda 31 Gujarat Anand (excluding the area already authorized)
14 Uttar Pradesh Auraiya 32 Gujarat Panchmahal
15 Gujarat Patan 33 Madhya Pradesh Rewa
16 Uttar Pradesh Baghpat 34 Haryana Rohtak
17 Uttar Pradesh Etawah      
18 Haryana Yamunanagar      

 

* No bid were received for GAs of Raebareli District, Mainpuri District, Chitradurga District, Bhiwani District, Auraiya District, Etawah District, Shahdol District, Gadag District, Jhabua District, Nainital District, Datia District and Rewa District.

Source Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas 09-March, 2016

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