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Gail Gas Limited Merges with NITK in a PNG Agreement

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The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) and GAIL Gas Limited (GGL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Maharatna PSU GAIL (India) Ltd., have inked a bulk domestic pipeline natural gas agreement for all of the faculty and staff quarters on the NITK campus in Surathkal.

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In August, the CEO of GAIL Mangalore Petrochemicals Limited (GMPL), Sudhir Kumar Dixit, was present when Prof. B Ravi, Director of NITK Surathkal, and Sh. Sai Sankar B, GM (CGD) Project & Head, GAIL Gas Mangalore, signed the agreement. Among the dignitaries in attendance were Prof. Mech. Engg. Udaya Bhat K., Metallurgical and Materials Engg., Dr. Gangadhar Mahesh Ass. Dean (Planning) and other NITK team members, as well as Sh. Dharmendra Kumar, Senior Manager of GAIL Gas Marketing. Dr. K V Gangadharan Dean (P&D) and Prof.

With the help of this agreement, GAIL Gas will be able to supply smart fuel from PNG—which is affordable, convenient, and environmentally friendly—to every residential unit at NITK Surathkal.

The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, is a CFTI under the Ministry of Education, Government of India, and an Institute of National Importance that was established by an Act of Parliament in 2007. The NITK is working to make its campus smart by providing constant PNG supply.

Residents of Mangalore City and neighboring Dakshina Kannada district districts are routinely informed by GAIL Gas about the advantages of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) over conventional fuels, including its affordability, convenience, safety, environmental friendliness, and continuous supply that is available around-the-clock.

With plans to connect 3,50,000 homes in the Dakshina Kannada district, GAIL Gas is unwavering in its commitment to improving the CGD Network over the next eight years in order to provide its citizens with safe and convenient PNG fuel over an extended period of time. PNG connectivity will be available in the first phase in places like Surathkal, Mukka, Mulki, Kulai, and Bondel, with plans to expand into more residential areas. In addition, it plans to build 100 CNG stations around the district by 2030 in order to improve the green energy supply network and make it easier for locals to refuel their cars with CNG.”

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