Guwahati to get piped cooking gas by 2021


GUWAHATI: Good news for the residents of Guwahati. Guwahati will have the option of piped cooking gas by 2021. The city gas distribution network is being set up by Purba Bharati Gas Private Ltd, a joint venture of three public sector units— Assam Gas Company Ltd (AGCL), Oil India Limited (OIL) and GAIL Gas Limited.

Chairman of Duliajan Numaligarh Pipeline Limited (DNPL) Rupam Goswami said while announcing the company’s financial report card, said that apart from gas from the fields of upper Assam, there will be another option to utilise the imported gas to be brought thorough the Guwahati-Barauni pipeline which is being laid down, said a media report.

“We will provide piped gas in Kamrup Metro and Kamrup. We are expecting that in the next nine months, we will able to provide piped gas in Guwahati. Already in Silchar, we have provided 300 gas connections,”  Gokul Chandra Swargiary, Chairman of Purba Bharati Gas (P) Ltd. said.

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