Gurgaon: Six CNG stations to remain shut next weekend
The CNG filling stations will remain closed on account of pipeline shifting due to expansion of NH-8 at Iffco Chowk, Sagnature Towergurgaon Updated: Sep 09, 2017 23:42 IST
: Atleast six CNG station services here will remain shut on next Saturday and Sunday because of shifting of pipeline due to expansion of NH-8 at IIFCO Chowk, Signature Tower.
The Haryana City Gas Distribution Limited which is the sole supplier of CNG in the city said from 16 September at 2:00 pm to 17 September 2:00 pm the city will get less supply of CNG.
The stations which will remain close for 24 hours include Sector -31, Sector -15, Sector- 14, Sector-12, Sector-22, Sector-89, Sector-86 and Pataudi Road stations.
During this period the residents might face inconvenience in filling CNG in their vehicles.
The gas supply to PNG (domestic household) customers shall however remain unaffected during this period.
“The CNG (automotive segment) customers are requested to make alternative arrangements during the period and use the available fuel wisely. The gas supply to PNG (domestic household) customers shall remain unaffected during this period,” Rahul Chopra, chief executive officer, Haryana City Gas Distribution Ltd, said.
At present 16 CNG stations located in Sector 12, 14, 15, 22, 29, 31, 44, 49, two in 52, 53, 57, 62, 86, 89 and Pataudi city with capacity of 2.5 lakh kgs against demand of 3 lakh kgs. It is expected that the demand for CNG will rise by 20% in the next five years.
The firm is also planning to expand the CNG stations. By the next three years the city is likely to get 50 new CNG stations for which the HCGDL is looking to land.
Meanwhile, the Indraprastha Gas Ltd had announced last month that it will soon be setting up 10 CNG pumps along the Sohna road which will benefit the residents living along west side of the stretch. Apart from 10 CNG pumps, the firm will also provide 10,000 PNG connections.