In what is described as a significant step towards dispensing of CNG along the Delhi-Jaipur Highway corridor and distribution of Natural Gas to various industrial clusters in Rajasthan, Rajasthan State Gas Limited (RSGL) has signed Heads of Agreement (HoA) with GAIL (India) Limited to procure natural gas. RSGL is a joint venture company of GAIL Gas Limited, a subsidiary of GAIL, and Rajasthan State Petroleum Corporation Limited.
The agreement was signed in the presence of GAIL Director (Marketing) Shri Prabhat Singh by GAIL Zonal General Manager, Jaipur, Shri S. Bairagi and RSGL Managing Director Shri Ravi Agarwal.
The HoA will facilitate RSGL’s strategy to execute Phase-1 of its project comprising of construction of mega CNG station at Neemrana and daughter booster station at Kukas near Jaipur. The Government of Rajasthan had recently declared RSGL as a nodal agency for setting up retail infrastructure for gas distribution in the state after entering into an MoU with Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) for strategic tie up in promoting clean energy.
The CGD rights for the city of Kota, presently authorized to GAIL Gas Limited, are in advance stage of being transferred to RSGL which will open many business streams to RSGL including setting up a CNG highway from Kota to Jaipur. The Delhi-Jaipur highway is said to be the busiest on the sub-continent.
(Source: GAIL (India) Limited)