About 7,000 houses would get piped natural gas for cooking purposes during this financial year
About 7,000 houses in East Delhi out of 50,000 would get piped natural gas for cooking purposes during this financial year, according to the program of Indian company Indraprastha Gas Ltd, which today put East Delhi on its PNG map.
Speaking at the inauguration of the PNG project in East Delhi, the Director of Indraprastha Gas, P.S. Bhargava, said the company would be considerably expanding its operations in the field this year. The company has already provided over 14,000 connections in South and Central Delhi, and now it will be making foray into North Delhi, East Delhi and some other parts of the Capital.
The official said the project in East Delhi would target some of the largest clusters of housing societies. Stating that there was a potential of around 7,000 households in Patparganj alone, he said, Indraprastha Gas - the sole supplier of PNG and CNG in Delhi - plans to lay around 100 km of various types and sizes of pipes in the area by the end of the year and would be supplying the convenient and economical cooking gas to some of the houses in Patparganj as early as July this year.