Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today inaugurated first phase of Piped Natural Gas supply system in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
In the first phase, 255 houses in Nalco Nagar in Chandrasekharpur of Bhubaneswar were supplied with environment-friendly PNG.
As part of the City Gas Distribution project, around 25 thousand households in twin-city Bhubaneswar and Cuttack would get PNG connection by end of next year.
The overall capital expenditure for the Bhubaneswar and Cuttack gas distribution projects will cost around Rs. 1700 crore.
Official sources said around Rs. 400 crore will be spent in the next three to five years.