Mahanagar Gas paves the way for cleaner energy

Mahanagar Gas paves the way for cleaner energy

Mahanagar Gas Limited also flagged off 3 LNG trucks

  • By ICN Bureau | March 14, 2024

Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL), one of the largest City Gas Distribution companies in India, organised two key events recently to advance its commitment to sustainable energy solutions through the use of natural gas, for domestic and automotive use.

Gajendra Singh, Member of Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) graced the two events, along with senior management of MGL including Ashu Shinghal, Managing Director, Mahanagar Gas Limited; and anjay Shende, Deputy Managing Director, Mahanagar Gas Limited. 

Aligning with the National PNG Drive launched by PNGRB across the nation from January this year for enhancing usage and awareness about safe, convenient and environment-friendly Piped Natural Gas (PNG), MGL organised a PNG Drive event at Lodha Palava City, an integrated smart city on the outskirts of Mumbai.

This event organised in the vast residential complex, being provided PNG by MGL witnessed enthusiastic participation from residents. MGL has already established a strong presence in the township, having registered more than 3600 households, with around 2500 households using PNG.

During the event, Mahanagar Gas Limited introduced multiple schemes to further the adoption of PNG in the region.

Full Payment Scheme - Customers can pay Rs 6385/- at the time of registration

EMI Scheme & Super Easy EMI scheme - Customers can pay registration charges of Rs. 548 as EMI per bill for 2 years (i.e., Rs. 548 per bill) or EMI of Rs. 198 per bill for 7 years (Rs. 198 per bill)

Fixed Daily Charges (FDC) - Customers can avail PNG connection just by paying Rs. 1 per day

Mahanagar Gas Limited also flagged off 3 LNG trucks on the same day, marking a significant milestone after the company's recent foray in LNG. Manufactured by Ashok Leyland, these are the first 'Made in India' LNG Trucks. These trucks will be used to transport CNG cascades from MGL's gas terminals to CNG stations inside the company's network region, helping to reduce carbon footprints.

Commenting on the initiatives, Ashu Shinghal, Managing Director, Mahanagar Gas Limited said, "We are proud to spearhead initiatives that promote clean and sustainable energy solutions. The National PNG Drive not only raised awareness but also demonstrated the convenience and benefits of using PNG as a reliable fuel source. Additionally, by introducing LNG trucks, we are not only reducing emissions but also setting a benchmark for eco-friendly logistics in the region. Aligned with our business objectives as we expand our geographical and business reach, it also emphasizes our commitment to environment and our ongoing efforts to enhance the quality of life for communities we serve."

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