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Pradhan inaugurates CNG stations in Odisha

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

Union Petroleum and on Saturday inaugurated two (CNG) stations in

GAIL is implementing the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga and also the City Gas Distribution (CGD) projects in various cities including and

The also flagged off a CNG awareness auto rally which saw the participation of over a hundred CNG-powered autos that covered a distance of 15 km between the two CNG stations.

In December 2017, two CNG stations at Chandrasekharpur and Patia started operations in

Two more stations are being constructed in Khandagiri and Tamando and another two would be ready in near future.

In the coming years, over 20 CNG stations will be commissioned in the twin cities of and to supply CNG to vehicles, said the

Presently, is being supplied in special containers called "cascades" which are being transported by road from Kakinada in

Also, provision is being made for L-CNG (Liquefied CNG), wherein natural gas will be transported in liquid form in cryogenic tankers from Dahej in to Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.



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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 19:58 IST