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Only 5-7 industrial units in Bahadurgarh area have shifted to piped natural gas (PNG)

image Only 5-7 industrial units in Bahadurgarh area have shifted to piped natural gas (PNG)

Bahadurgarh, Aug 13 (KNN) Only 5-7 industrial units in Bahadurgarh area have shifted to piped natural gas (PNG), as per the directions of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), said Subash Jagga, Secretary General of Bahadurgarh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI).

As per the CPCB directions, industries in the NCR that are yet to opt for piped natural gas (PNG) instead of the traditional fuels even after availability of it might face closure.

Speaking with KNN India, Secretary General of BCCI, Jagga said, “Only 5-7 industrial units have so far shifted to PNG. Now the time to shift to PNG has been extended to one year.”

Appreciating the move of Government to extend time to one year, he said that this will give ample time to industries here to shift to PNG.

He said the move will also help in controlling environment pollution.

Earlier speaking with KNN India, Secretary-General of Manesar Industries Welfare Association (MIWA) Manmohan Gaind had said that laying of PNG is a good step taken by the authority but wherever the infrastructure of PNG is unavailable, it is a major problem. There is no such problem in PNG laid industries and where the pipeline is unavailable it is a problem. Industries should get enough time to adopt it and otherwise it would affect the operation of industries.”

Jagga mentioned that laying of PNG has started now and soon industries will be shifted to PNG as per the CPCB directions.

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