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GAIL Gas Limited Signs PNG Agreement with NITK Surathkal

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Mangaluru: GAIL Gas Limited (GGL), the 100% owned subsidiary of  GAIL (India) Ltd., a Maharatna PSU,  signed a bulk domestic Piped Natural Gas Agreement with The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) for all its Faculty and Staff Quarters inside its campus in Surathkal.


The agreement was signed by Prof. B Ravi Director NITK Surathkal and Sai Sankar B GM (CGD) Project & Head GAIL Gas Mangalore in the august presence of Sudhir Kumar Dixit CEO GAIL Mangalore Petrochemicals Limited (GMPL).

Other dignitaries present in the ceremony were Dr K V Gangadharan Dean (P&D) and Prof. Mech. Engg., Prof. Udaya Bhat K. Metallurgical and Materials Engg., Dr Gangadhar Mahesh, Assistant Dean (Planning) and other team members from NITK and Dharmendra Kumar Senior Manager Marketing GAIL Gas.

This pact will enable GAIL Gas connect all residential quarters of NITK Surathkal with smart fuel of PNG which is Economical, Easy to use & Eco-friendly fuel available at their doorsteps.

The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal is an Institute of National Importance incorporated through an Act of Parliament (2007) and a CFTI under the Ministry of Education, Government of India, and is striving to make its campus smart with uninterrupted PNG supply to its campus.

GAIL Gas is regularly creating awareness amongst the residents of Mangalore City and other areas of Dakshina Kannada district about the benefits of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) over conventional fuels like Economical, Convenient, Safe, Environment friendly, and 24×7 uninterrupted Supply etc.

GAIL Gas is steadfast in its commitment to enhancing the CGD Network in the next 8 years, with plans to connect 3,50,000 households in Dakshina Kannada district to benefit its residents with safe and accessible PNG fuel in a longer span of time.

The initial phase will witness PNG connectivity in areas such as Surathkal, Mukka, Mulki, Kulai, and Bondel, with plans for expansion into other residential regions.

It has a plan to establish 100 CNG stations by the year 2030 across the district to strengthen the supply network of green energy and will facilitate the district residents with refilling of their vehicles with CNG.

About GAIL Gas

GAIL Gas is the wholly owned subsidiary of Maharatna PSU GAIL (India) Limited. It has been authorized by the Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) for laying, building, operating and expanding the City Gas Distribution (CGD) network in the Geographical Area (GA) of Dakshina Kannada.

This for supplying clean and green fuel of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) to Households, Flats, Apartments,  Residential Societies, Commercial & Industrial units.

This is an environmentally friendly fuel alternative of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for the automotive sector.

GAIL Gas Limited (GGL), a trailblazer in the City Gas Distribution (CGD) sector, is forging ahead with its ambitious CGD project in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka state.

The project encompasses an extensive geographical expanse, spanning 4861 square kilometres, and includes the charged areas of Bantwal, Belthangady, Mangaluru, Puttur, and Sullia.

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