The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Rajya Sabha (India’s Council of States) that at present, 279 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations have been commissioned in Delhi. Out of these, 253 CNG stations are currently in commercial operations.
Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), the authorized CNG Operator in Delhi, has made plans to set up 3 more CNG stations in Delhi in Financial Year (FY) 2014-15 and another 8 CNG stations in FY 2015-16.
The land acquisition processes (allotment/possession) have been completed for setting up of 9 CNG stations. The sanctioning of building plan is awaited for 7 CNG stations. Two plots for CNG stations require Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) assistance to remove encroachment.
According to the IGL website, there are 760,000CNG-powered vehicles in Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad. IGL also has a comprehensive(Source: Information Bureau of Government of India, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas)