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GAIL chief Manoj Jain now takes over as chairman of Mahanagar Gas

MGL, promoted by GAIL, supplies piped natural gas to households and auto and industrial gas in Mumbai and its suburbs

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BS Web Team & PTI  |  Mumbai 

Manoj Jain, Gail MD
MGL is the sole authorised distributor of compressed natural gas and piped natural gas in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai and its adjoining areas and is expanding further to Raigad district

Manoj Jain, chairman and managing director of national gas major GAIL, has been appointed as chairman of the city gas distributor Ltd as well.

Jain took over as the chairman of Ltd (MGL) on May 6, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

On Thursday, PTI reported that Jain had taken over as chairman of MGL. MGL, promoted by GAIL, supplies piped to households and auto and industrial gas in Mumbai and its suburbs.


Jain, a mechanical engineer and an MBA, has experience of over 34 years with in various fields such as business development, projects, O&M, petrochemicals, pipeline integrity management and marketing.

As the CMD of GAIL, he is also the chairman of its subsidiaries such as Global USA Inc, Global USA LNG, GAIL Gas, Brahmaputra Cracker & Polymer and Konkan LNG.

Jain spearheaded installation and commissioning of the $1.4 billion grassroots petrochemical complex, as chief operating officer of Brahmaputra Cracker.

MGL is the sole authorised distributor of compressed and piped in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai and its adjoining areas and is expanding further to Raigad district.


It supplies PNG to over 1.27 million households and over 4,000 commercial and industrial establishments in its operational areas. It also supplies about 3.5 million kgs/day CNG through 256 CNG stations to about 0.75 million motor vehicles.

For catering to its consumer base, MGL has laid down a network of about 5,630 km of steel and medium density polyethylene pipeline network.

First Published: Sat, May 16 2020. 12:07 IST
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