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Delhi: PNG fuel to be made available in all identified industrial units

ANI | Updated: Feb 03, 2021 19:45 IST

New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change on Wednesday informed that Piped Natural Gas (PNG) fuel will be made available in all identified industrial units.
"The newly formed Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region (NCR) and its adjoining areas took upon the switching over the industrial units in Delhi to cleaner fuels as one of the priority action items," reads the ministry's release.
In this pursuit, 1627 industrial units spread across 50 industrial areas in Delhi were identified to switch over to Piped Natural Gas (PNG). Periodic follow-up was conducted with M/s GAIL, Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), and the Government of NCT of Delhi.

PNG has now been made available at the doorstep of all these 1627 identified industrial units and 1607 industrial units have already switched over to the use of PNG in lieu of more polluting conventional approved fuels.
The balance 20 industrial units, which are presently running on LPG, are also expected to be switched over to PNG by the end of February 2021.
Delhi thus has all its industrial units operating on cleaner fuels. (ANI)