Mr. Narendra Modi stated that in the next four to five years Indian gas pipeline network will scale to 35,000 kilometers from the current 22,000 kilometers.
Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, shared with his audience, in his recent public address, that the Indian gas pipeline grid will scale to approximately 35,000 kilometers in length in the upcoming four to five years.
Natural gas is one of most primary energy sources that various Indian consumers, including households, use for their end objectives. Since natural gas is a natural resource its regulation and distribution circuit needs to be authorized by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB).
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PNGRB had authorized the expansion of the current gas pipeline grid, approximately 22,000 kilometers, to about 35,000 kilometers. Although it will take India another four to five years to achieve its target, the energy resource will prove a boon to many consumer and industrial stakeholders in India.
The Government of India has already released funds close to INR 4,500 crore in the execution of the project.