Karachi, July 03, 2017 (PPI-OT):This is apropos to the meeting of Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of Federal Cabinet held on October 31, 2016 in which ECC had approved the summary submitted by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MP and NR) advising SSGC for installing 30 LPG-Air Mix Plants in the far flung areas of Sindh and Balochistan where distribution of natural gas through conventional pipelines is not feasible.
SSGC had carried out detailed surveys of the proposed locations, identified population of areas and requirements of distribution network. Process of acquiring land vide Land Acquisition Act 1894 for the installation of these plants was initiated and accordingly Board of Revenue, Balochistan and Deputy Commissioners were taken on-board and are being pursued for acquisition of required land plots.
Out of a total of 27 locations, site visits of 25 locations were carried out (23 in Balochistan and 2 in Sindh). Till date, SSGC has offer for just 3 out of 25 locations in Balochistan. The Honourable Minister of State for P and NR, Mr. Jam Kamal Khan conveyed that provincial authorities and financial aspect be followed at a regular basis.
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