New Delhi: bringing up stakeholders’ feedback, oil regulator PNGRB has dropped seven out of the 11 citiesit had diagnosed for the bidding of licences to retail CNG.
The Petroleum and herbal gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) cited “remarks/perspectives from diversestakeholders” because the reason for dropping Chennai, Bhuaneshwar in Odisha, Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, Coimbatore and Chennai in Tamil Nadu and Guwahati in Assam from the bidding round.
After this, best Jaipur and Udaipur in Rajasthan, Solapur in Maharashtra, Davanagari in Karnataka and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh continue to be in bid spherical, PNGRB said in a public notice.
PNGRB had in April identified the eleven cities for giving out town gasoline distribution licenses from some of the 20 towns named for the $7.five billion smart metropolis makeover.
soon after authorities picked 20 cities to offer with uninterrupted strength and water components, rightsanitation and public transport to turn them into clever cities with dwelling requirements comparable toEurope, the regulator determined to present out licence to retail CNG and piped cooking gas in 11 of townsthat did not have them as but.
however the problem became maximum of them had been now not related with any of the gas pipelines and so the fuel could not be taken to them on the market to vehicles and families.
PNGRB had on March 31 issued a word saying bidding procedure for licence for the eleven towns will starton April 22 with beginning of sale of bid documents and last date for bidding turned into June 20.
It on April 22 changed the attention to mention sale of bid documents would start on can also 16 andlast date of bidding will be July 14.
final month, PNGRB postponed the date for begin of sale of bid files to June 14. August 3 will be theremaining date for issuance of the bid documents and bids would close at 1200 hours on August 12.
“The bid agenda remains the identical,” PNGRB stated in the cutting-edge be aware.
enterprise sources said with out the cities being connected to any pipeline, no gas can be transported and so sale of compressed herbal fuel (CNG) and piped natural fuel to families for cooking cause becomenow not feasible.
PNGRB in its authentic word had stated that authorities had introduced 20 smart cities for integratedurban planning by using addressing the difficulty of infrastructure, land use planning, delivery, citydesign and structure in a holistic manner.
the alternative 9 cities decided on for clever towns within the first lot have been Pune, Surat, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Indore, New Delhi, Kakinada, Belagavi and Ludhiana.
PNGRB referred to as the bidding spherical for the eleven cities as 7th licensing spherical.
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story first published on: June sixteen, 2016 eleven:30 (IST)
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