Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) is the authority to grant authorization to the entities to lay, build, operate or expand for the development of City Gas Distribution (CGD) or local natural gas distribution network in Geographical Areas (GAs) as per PNGRB Act, 2006. The Minimum Work Programme (MWP) as per the authorization to CGD entities entail establishment of 8181 CNG pumps over a period of 8-10 years across 27 States and 3 Union Territories.

At present, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, the MWP entails setting up of 417 CNG stations in the authorized districts over the period of 8-10 years. At present PNGRB has not authorized any entity for development of CGD network in any GA in the state of Chhattisgarh.  Details of CNG stations as per the MWP are at Annexure.

The CNG pumps are set up by the CGD entities also along the National Highways as per their work plan and techno -commercial feasibility.

State-wise list of the total number of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Stations in the country is at Annexure. 

Annexure

State wise list of CNG stations in the country*

Sl No.State/UT (in authorized districts)CNG Stations
Existing

(as on 31.12.2020)

As per Minimum Work Plan
Andhra Pradesh72426
Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka251
Assam172
Bihar10459
Bihar and Jharkhand37
Chandigarh (UT)8
Daman & Diu and Gujarat35
Dadara& Nagar Haveli7
Daman and Diu5
Goa4 
Gujarat731140
Haryana147277
Haryana and Himachal Pradesh45
Haryana and Punjab54
Himachal Pradesh210
Jharkhand13179
Karnataka44811
Kerala14763
Kerala and Puduchrry185
Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan54
Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh20
Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh34
Madhya Pradesh78309
Maharashtra and Gujarat156
Maharashtra423225
National Capital Territory of Delhi (UT)424
Odisha19116
Puducherrry and Tamil Nadu27
Puducherry130
Punjab80278
Rajasthan49576
Tamil Nadu3872
Telangana74268
Tripura1112
Uttar Pradesh384785
Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand91
Uttarakhand1150
West Bengal8480

* Some of the GAs authorized by PNGRB span areas in more than one state.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

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