Mahanagar Gas Ltd expands reach; first connection of Domestic PNG at Navy Nagar

Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL), one of the largest city gas distribution companies in India, has successfully completed all processes and initiated first domestic PNG connection under its Memorandum of Understanding.

Mahanagar Gas Ltd expands reach; first connection of Domestic PNG at Navy Nagar
Mahanagar Gas Ltd expands reach; first connection of Domestic PNG at Navy Nagar

  • First domestic PNG conversion completed at Rafiya Manzil
  • 8000 households, INHS Ashwini Hospital among others to get PNG under the MOU

Mumbai – Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL), one of the largest city gas distribution companies in India, has successfully completed all processes and initiated first domestic PNG connection under its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indian Navy to supply piped natural gas (PNG) to their residential and official premises in Mumbai. The connection work at the Naval Officers flats in Rafiya Manzil Flat commenced and PNG supply to the first flat commenced in April 2023.

Mahanagar Gas Limited and Indian Navy had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Headquarters of Western Naval Command of Indian Navy in October 2022. As per the signed MOU, Mahanagar Gas Limited will be supplying PNG at Navy Nagar in South Mumbai. The establishments that will receive PNG supply includes 8,000 households, INHS Ashwini Hospital, and multiple galleys and bachelor kitchens of Indian Navy.

As a part of the MOU, Rafiya Manzil from defence forces buildings at Navy Nagar in Colaba became the first residential complex to receive the supply of PNG.

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Commenting on association, Mr. Ashu Shinghal, Managing Director, Mahanagar Gas Limited said, “It is a moment of great pride for us to associate with the Indian Navy and serve the brave hearts of our country and their family members, with safe, efficient and reliable energy. It is also an extension of our commitment towards augmenting the energy infrastructure in Mumbai and the transitioning to green energy.”

The MOU is a result of multiple meetings and discussions between MGL and Indian Navy towards the transition to safe and green energy.

 
About – Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL):

Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL) is one of the largest city gas distribution (CGD) companies in India and GAIL (India) Ltd is its promoter. MGL has more than 27 years of experience in supplying natural gas in Mumbai and is presently the sole authorised distributor of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Piped Natural Gas (PNG) in Mumbai and its adjoining areas and in the Raigad district in the state of Maharashtra, India. MGL’s vision envisages being a consumer and environment-friendly gas company providing safe, efficient and reliable energy, an employer of choice creating value for all its stakeholders. MGL is an ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certified organisation

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Today, MGL reaches out to nearly 20.5 lakh households and above 4000 small commercial and industrial establishments. MGL also supplies CNG to more than 9 lakh vehicles which includes more than 3.5 lakh rickshaws and above 60,000 taxis & over 4 lakh cars in Mumbai, Thane, Mira-Bhayander, Navi Mumbai and beyond.

MGL also supplies CNG to 2600 BEST/TMT/MSRTC/NMMT buses, more than 26000 LCVs/ Tempos/ Trucks/Private buses plying on CNG supplied through its wide distribution network of steel, MDPE pipeline system and 300 CNG filling stations having more than 1800 dispensing points.

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