Govt mulls tripling CNG stations in NCR
The government is planning to triple the current CNG stations in the National Capital Region (NCR) for boosting the fuel’s use, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.
"We have <g data-gr-id="17">a scheme</g> to triple the number of CNG stations in NCR as part of a scheme for a Green Energy Corridor being drawn up for implementation in the next two years," Pradhan said on the sidelines of a seminar on ‘Bio Fuel Programme in India-The Way Forward’ organised by the Petroleum Ministry.
He added: "The green corridors being planned would go along in all four directions from Delhi, to Jaipur, Chandigarh, Haridwar and Agra. There will be many more CNG stations en route."
"Other such corridors being envisaged are the "<g data-gr-id="14">triveni</g>" of Allahabad, Kanpur and Lucknow and Mumbai-Pune in the West. A Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Southern corridor is very much a possibility. Andhra Pradesh is showing great <g data-gr-id="18">interest,</g> while Bangalore has already started laying CNG pipelines," the Petroleum Minister added.