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Wednesday, 27 January 2021 10.27 AM IST

Gas will reach home via pipelines! 30 per cent cheaper than LPG; whys and hows of city gas project

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KOCHI: For the common people, the frequent rise in LPG prices poses severe blows in their monthly budgets and it also involves a high risk while using it. The importance of city gas project comes in the wake of this. Compared to LPG the risk and cost factor is low in the city gas project.

In homes, gas will be received through pipelines. The city gas pipeline project is being implemented by Indian Oil-Adani gas limited via the LNG gas pipeline. With the commissioning of the LNG pipeline, the cooking gas will be made available to all households and institutions in all the seven districts through which the pipeline pass through.

Currently, 3,500 households have benefitted from the city gas project in Ernakulam which was inaugurated in 2016 February 20. The company spokesman has said that the gas will be carried to additional 1,000 homes every month. When the project runs on full swing everybody will get cooking gas in 24x7. It will the 30 per cent cheaper than LPG.

Will come up in Thiruvananthapuram in a year

The construction of city gas project has already begun in Thiruvananthapuram, which will transfer cooking gas to all households in the city. The spokesperson of the Philippine company which has taken up the construction of the project on a contract basis has said that the entire project coils be completed by the end of this year or by the beginning of next year. Survey procedures in Thiruvananthapuram city have been completed. The construction of 10 PNG stations and 15 CNG stations has been ongoing. If this is completed then the first phase of distribution and distribution of house connection will be started.

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