• Govt asks oil firm to expedite Kochi gas project

    The government has asked Indian Oil Adani Gas Private Ltd (IOAGPL), the agency which is to implement the city gas project, to expedite the works. The government also authorized chief secretary Viswas Mehta to conduct meetings to review the progress of the project every week.

    Officials with IOAGPL have been asked to rope in more contractors if needed. Government has instructed the district administration to provide all support to IOAGPL for implementing the project.Officials with IOAGPL said that they have completed laying of gas pipeline in many places and plumbing works for providing 14,450 piped natural gas connections have been done. However, the number of connections given so far is just around 2,000.

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