Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) and Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) have planned to give 524,000 new connections during the current fiscal year in their respective operational areas across the country.
“It is expected that gas will be supplied to approximately 524,000 new consumers, subject to approval/revision by OGRA, during the fiscal year 2021-22,” according to an official document.
The SNGPL and SSGC would collectively invest Rs17.571 billion on transmission projects, Rs91.812 billion on distribution projects and Rs3.156 billion on other projects, bringing the total investment of Rs112.539 billion. During the first eight months of the current fiscal year, the companies provided the gas facility to around 70 villages and towns, laid 143 KMs gas transmission network, 2,616 KMs distribution and 886 KMs services lines across their operational areas.
Besides, they awarded as many as 304,573 additional gas connections including 303,243 domestic, 1,020 commercial and 310 industrial across country.—APP