Torrent Gas begins supply of cooking gas to Patiala, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: Torrent Gas Ltd on Monday said it has started supplying cooking gas to households in Patiala, Punjab, as the company ramps up operations in its licensed areas. Torrent Gas has been authorized by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) to supply Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Piped Natural Gas (PNG) in Patiala, SAS Nagar, Sangrur and Malerkotla.

In a statement, the company said that Punjab government minister for new and renewable energy Aman Arora announced the start of supply to 101 piped gas connections at a function in Patiala on Monday.

Piped cooking gas will be available in Patiala for Rs 46 per standard cubic meter (including taxes) and a special introductory offer, including EMI schemes, will be available to encourage customers to adopt PNG. Customers can sign up for piped cooking gas for just Rs 590 (including GST) and get connected. The remaining amount, i.e. the refundable security deposit, can be paid in 13 installments of Rs 500, along with a fortnightly invoice.

“PNG offers several distinct advantages to consumers over LPG. PNG is safe and reliable, does not consume kitchen storage space and alleviates concerns about drying and replacements. It also eliminates the need for reservations in advance, where consumers pay after “These benefits make PNG a compelling choice for consumers, offering both convenience and economy,” the release said.

Torrent Gas has already laid gas pipelines in Rajpura to provide domestic gas connections and over 3,250 customers are already enjoying the benefits of uninterrupted gas supply.

Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director, Torrent Gas said, “Torrent Gas is committed to providing clean energy to the people of Punjab and for this, it has already made an investment of around Rs 300 crores so far “.

PNG, he said, offers unparalleled convenience to a modern household by providing cooking gas without interruption. “This eliminates the need to reserve the gas cylinder, the anxiety of waiting for it and the fear of running out of gas in an emergency. Supplying PNG through a reliable network of pipelines will provide increased safety, convenience and savings for residents. , commercial and industrial customers in Patiala.

Torrent Gas currently operates 26 CNG stations and has connected over 3,250 homes with natural gas in the licensed areas of Patiala, SAS Nagar, Sangrur and Malerkotla. It has already laid 86 km of steel and 440 km of MDPE pipelines and plans to connect 23,000 homes in Patiala, Rajpura and Derabassi to natural gas.

The company was approved by sector regulator PNGRB to establish city gas distribution (CGD) infrastructure and sell compressed natural gas (CNG) to vehicle users and PNG to industries and households in 38 districts of 7 States (Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar). Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Punjab) and 1 Union Territory (Puducherry).

Torrent-licensed areas, across the country, have a population of around 9 million people, or around 7% of India’s total population.

  • Published on September 19, 2023 at 07:55 IST

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