India’s 1st Small Scale LNG Unit Inaugurated

  • The Minister emphasized the government’s vision to increase the share of natural gas in the primary energy basket to 15% by 2030. 
  • The 201 CNG stations were dedicated to the nation by 15 City Gas Distribution (CGD) entities of the GAIL group in 52 Geographical Areas across 17 states. 
  • India’s first small-scale LNG unit was set up by GAIL at its Vijaipur LPG plant. 
  • Puri commended GAIL for its innovation in setting up India’s first small-scale LNG unit at Vijaipur, with a project cost of 150 crores. 
  • Puri noted that the country will have around 17,500 CNG stations and around 120 million PNG connections by 2030, aiding in the development of ancillary industries.
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