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Setting up of New CNG Pumps

Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) is the authority to grant authorization to the entities to lay, build, operate or expand for the development of City Gas Distribution (CGD) or local natural gas distribution network in Geographical Areas (GAs) as per PNGRB Act, 2006.The Minimum Work Programme (MWP) as per the authorization to CGD entities entail establishment of 8181 CNG pumps over a period of 8-10 years across 27 States and 3 Union Territories.

At present, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, the MWP entails setting up of 417 CNG stations in the authorized districts over the period of 8-10 years. At present PNGRB has not authorized any entity for development of CGD network in any GA in the state of Chhattisgarh.  Details of CNG stations as per the MWP are at Annexure.

The CNG pumps are set up by the CGD entities also along the National Highways as per their work plan and techno -commercial feasibility.

State-wise list of the total number of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Stations in the country is at Annexure. The list is also available at https://www.pngrb.gov.in/data-bank/PNG.CNG.

Annexure

State wise list of CNG stations in the country*

 

Sl No. State/UT (in authorized districts) CNG Stations
Existing

(as on 31.12.2020)

As per Minimum Work Plan
Andhra Pradesh 72 426
Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka 251
Assam 1 72
Bihar 10 459
Bihar and Jharkhand 37
Chandigarh (UT) 8
Daman & Diu and Gujarat 35
Dadara& Nagar Haveli 7
Daman and Diu 5
Goa 4  
Gujarat 731 140
Haryana 147 277
Haryana and Himachal Pradesh 45
Haryana and Punjab 54
Himachal Pradesh 2 10
Jharkhand 13 179
Karnataka 44 811
Kerala 14 763
Kerala and Puduchrry 185
Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan 54
Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh 20
Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh 34
Madhya Pradesh 78 309
Maharashtra and Gujarat 156
Maharashtra 423 225
National Capital Territory of Delhi (UT) 424
Odisha 19 116
Puducherrry and Tamil Nadu 27
Puducherry 130
Punjab 80 278
Rajasthan 49 576
Tamil Nadu 3 872
Telangana 74 268
Tripura 11 12
Uttar Pradesh 384 785
Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand 91
Uttarakhand 11 50
West Bengal 8 480

* Some of the GAs authorized by PNGRB span areas in more than one state.

 

This information was given by the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan in a written reply in the Lok Sabha

 

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