Vehicles coming to Dehradun during the Chardham season will not have to worry about getting CNG. 10 new CNG pumps are going to open in Dehradun soon. Whose construction work is 90 percent complete.
Presently 6 CNG Pumps are Operated. A proposal was prepared by GAIL Gas Limited to build 16 CNG pumps in the Dehradun district. At present, six CNG pumps are operating. Out of this, three pumps were operated last month at Haridwar Bypass, Doiwala and Rishikesh. Whereas CNG pumps at Malsi, Race Course and Sahastradhara Road have been in operation since much earlier. 90% work of these pumps is completed.
Out of the pumps being prepared, they are being prepared at Ring Road, Transport Nagar, ISBT MDDA, Chakrata Road, Premnagar, Vikasnagar, Rishikesh, Shimla Bypass, Saharanpur Road, Harrawala. 90 percent of these works have been completed.
Shilpi Tandon, Senior Manager, GAIL, said that the CNG pump has a capacity of 3000 kg. At present, CNG is being sold in Doon at Rs 77 per kg.