The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), has approved development of city gas distribution (CGD) networks in Kolkata as well as cities lying en-route Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokaro-Dhamra gas pipeline. Varanasi, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Cuttack will also get city gas distribution.
City Gas Distribution (CGD) networks in cities are to be developed by GAIL in collaboration with the concerned state governments. It will bring clean cooking fuel at the door steps of domestic households as well as provide clean fuel to transport sector in the eastern region.
About 1.25 crore people living in these cities will be directly benefitted by the establishment of these networks. All these projects will generate direct as well as indirect employment for about 21,000 people and will boost socio-economic development in the eastern part of the country. William Gholston Authentic JerseyShare This